Articles tagged: waitlist

How Long Is The Waitlist For Starlink?

Starlink, the satellite internet service from Elon Musk’s SpaceX company, has been available to the public since early 2021. Demand for the service continues to exceed the capacity that the satellite dish constellation can handle. Many people trying to get Starlink will end up on the dreaded waitlist. The Starlink waitlist is where all the pre-order customers have to wait until capacity is expanded in the area they live. If you have an address that isn’t available yet, you can put down a $ deposit to reserve a spot in line. Orders are filled on a first come, first served …

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How To Skip The Starlink Waitlist In 2023

Since the public beta launch of Starlink in late 2020, access to the service has been extremely limited. Starlink uses a satellite constellation to communicate between user terminals and ground stations, so the user capacity is tied to how many satellites and ground stations are deployed. New satellites are being deployed regularly, but it will be several more years until the constellation is completed. As a result, many people who want Starlink simply can’t get it. If your service area is already at capacity, all you can do is put down a deposit and be added to the waitlist. But …

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