Who Owns Starlink?

Starlink is a satellite internet service powered by a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation. Starlink was first announced in 2015, and started offering service to customers in 2020. One common question I receive is how a person can buy stock in Starlink. It’s not surprising, as many people see the huge potential for high speed, low latency satellite internet. In this article, I’ll explain who owns Starlink, and give you a brief overview of the corporate structure. So, who owns Starlink? Elon Musk is the owner of Starlink. Starlink isn’t an individual company, but rather a division of SpaceX. …

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Starlink Internet Plans Explained

Starlink launched in late 2020, and the service has been expanding rapidly since. Right now, there are multiple types of internet plans available from Starlink. In this guide, we will cover each Starlink service tier. We will detail the performance, cost, and target customer of each plan. Finally, we’ll recommend which Starlink plan you should purchase for your needs. How many Starlink internet plans are there? There are 4 different internet service tiers available from Starlink: Residential, Best Effort, RV, Business, and Maritime. Portability is an add-on service for Residential plan customers. With multiple options, it might seem difficult to …

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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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Why Are My Starlink Speeds So Slow?

Have you been experiencing slower speeds with your Starlink internet connection lately? You aren’t alone, as many customers report slow speeds and performance issues. The issue is especially noticeable in the evenings, between 5pm and 10pm. Starlink has been operational for about 2 years, and there are still some growing pains happening. A lot of the performance issues and slow speeds are due to network congestion, but there are some things on your end to check. In this article I will explain some of the causes, and offer potential fixes. What are the average Starlink speeds? Before I get into …

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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 No Signal Received – What It Means

The Starlink app statistics page lists all the major signal events in the last 12 hours. You may have seen “No Signal Received” listed. What does it mean, and how do you fix it? In this article, we’re going to take a look at a few troubleshooting steps you can take to fix the signal issues. The problem may be with the Starlink network, or even your equipment. If the tips here don’t help, you may need to contact Starlink. What does the “No Signal Received” outage mean? The “No Signal Received” outage event happens when your Starlink dish can’t …

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How To Fix The Starlink Disconnected Error

The “Starlink Disconnected” error message is the most common issue that people have when first setting up their dish. It also occurs frequently for people who have recently moved or adjusted the dish. If you are getting the dreaded “Disconnected” error when trying to set up your Starlink system, this article is designed to help. There is a quick video on one of the most common solutions below. I also suggest you read over the rest of the article to learn about some other causes and solutions. What causes the “Starlink Disconnected” error? The most common cause of the error …

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