Starlink Beta pricing (internet from good guy Elon)


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I thought we had a thread on this but I'm not gonna bother looking for it. Saw this on another site.

Basically, long orbit satellites all over the world providing internet to rural areas, etc.

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If I lived in a rural area I'd be all in for this. 16-19ms is phenomenal compared to traditional satellite.
 

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How do I get this
 

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$99... I'm out
 

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I need this for my dads. He’s the intended target for this service since he’s so rural. His DSL is at dual-up speeds.

Been waiting a few years for it go public. But fuck is $100 steep, plus the buy-in for the hardware, which I think is $500.
 

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I thought we had a thread on this but I'm not gonna bother looking for it. Saw this on another site.

Basically, long orbit satellites all over the world providing internet to rural areas, etc.

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Did you receive the offer via email? Signed up myself and my dad but neither got a response for public beta.
 
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Not mine. Saw on another site.
 

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It’s really not that bad. Especially if this is the only alternative to remote internet providers. I’m on the list for this. The new house surprisingly has very little options. Att and Comcast literally stop like 2-3 miles down the road per their map. So we have to use a local dsl cellular type provider that gives speeds of 30-50 mbps a month for 90 dollars.

This is actually going to be nice to have once it comes out. Hughesnet and other satellite providers are a joke. I’ve read they advertise 25 mbps but you get maybe 1
 

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Biggest bonus is going to be their speeds. I thought Elon said 100 mbps or better as well as low delay or latency. That’s what kills satellite now. You can’t game on it or much of anything
 

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im at $82 $85 (sweet $3 additional comcrap) i pay for 100 i think but just goooogle tested at 228 down 11 up
 

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One thing I didn't see on their site is if there are data caps. All other wireless / satellite providers have them, so I would imagine Starlink does too.
If so, the $1,200 per year isn't so good.
 

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It's not a bad price for what you get, but it's hugely overkill for what's needed. We were paying $35 a month for 2mbps, and it did everything we needed it to.
 

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