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You Can Now Activate Starlink RV Directly From The Dish

Starlink RV has been incredibly popular with recreational users since launching in May of 2022. The ability to pause service for seasonal use is one of the major advantages over the Residential plan with the Portability add on. One of the challenges facing many RV users who pause their service is the fact that an internet connection is needed to un-pause Starlink RV. I’ve heard from many users who only use their Starlink RV dish when cell phone coverage isn’t available. They drive out to their campsite, find out cell service isn’t available, and then want to un-pause service right …

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Starlink Launches Aviation Service

Starlink Aviation is the latest service offering from Starlink, aimed at the business and private jet market. Select aircraft will now have the option to provide high-speed, low latency internet to passengers for the first time. Service won’t be cheap. The hardware costs $150,000, and monthly service starts at $12,500 per month. There are no contracts, and the hardware is covered under warranty as long as service is active. Interested customers can reserve their hardware now with a $5,000 deposit. Starlink expects to start shipping hardware sometime in 2023. Starlink Aviation Specs Starlink says the Aviation service can deliver up …

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Starlink Adds Option For High Performance Dish

Do you want the high performance dish from Starlink Business, without the monthly Business price? You’re in luck! Starlink is now offering Residential customers a choice in hardware: Standard or High Performance. Customers are presented with the option to select their preferred hardware when starting a new Residential order. This new hardware option doesn’t apply to RV orders. How much does it cost? The High Performance hardware option costs $2,500, compared to $599 for Standard. What’s the difference between Standard and High Performance? According to Starlink, the High Performance dish is best for power users who need the highest level …

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Starlink Cuts Monthly Price For Some Markets

Starlink customers in several markets around the globe are reporting price decreases for their monthly service. Those affected by the price cut received an email from Starlink outlining the change to their monthly bill. Germany, UK, Mexico, and select areas of the US are just a few of the dozens of markets reporting this price cut. The reduction is significant, with one US resident reporting that the monthly service price went from $110/month to $85/month. This large scale price reduction follows the pattern of what we saw in France a few weeks ago. French market customers got a significantly reduced …

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Starlink Launches Best Effort Service

Starlink is offering a new line of service, called Best Effort. Pre-order reservation holders started receiving emails in August 2022, regarding their pre-order status. In the email, Starlink outlines a new option for people patiently waiting for their full order. What is Starlink Best Effort? Best Effort is essentially like Starlink RV, but for use at one location only. Like the RV service, Best Effort customers are deprioritized on the network, meaning they will experience slower speeds compared to Residential users. Also like RV, Best Effort customers will be able to pause and resume service at any time. The big …

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Starlink Introduces Soft Data Cap In France

Starlink customers in France were informed by email of a price reduction for their monthly service. Starlink service in France will now cost €50 per month, almost half of the previous €99 per month. But more relevant to US based customers, the email also lays out a new policy that introduces a soft data cap in France. The email has many wondering if soft data caps could ever make it to other markets. A data cap is a limit to the amount of data available to the customer. A soft data cap means that data is unlimited, but speeds can …

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Starlink Launches Maritime Service Tier

Starlink is making waves in the maritime internet industry with the launch of Starlink Maritime. Maritime joins Residential, RV, and Business as the fourth service tier on the continually expanding satellite internet service constellation. If you are interested in having high speed, low latency internet while on the water, prepare to shell out some serious money for access. Starlink Maritime is aimed at the commercial and luxury maritime market. With a monthly service price of $5,000, it’s not meant for weekend trips to the lake. In this article, we’ll cover the specs, price, and coverage of Starlink Maritime. What is …

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