Washington (Daily Pakistan Online) Elon Musk says that Starlink satellite internet is now active on all continents including Antarctica.
According to NDTV, the Starlink network is primarily designed for people in rural areas who do not have access to terrestrial telecommunication infrastructure. Last week, Musk’s company SpaceX also tested one of its StarLink Internet terminals at Antarctica’s McMurdo Station.
On Monday, Elon Musk officially announced on Twitter, “Starlink is now active on all continents, including Antarctica.” In an earlier tweet, he also said that Starlink will be used for peaceful purposes only. .
According to SpaceX’s website, the Starlink Internet transmits information through the vacuum of space, travels much faster than fiber-optic cable, and can reach far more people and places.