The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

New Starlink Fast Internet Coming to Rural Areas


February 24, 2021

Starlink is a satellite internet constellation being constructed by SpaceX[2][3] providing satellite Internet access.[4][5] The constellation will consist of thousands of mass-produced small satellites in low Earth orbit (LEO), working in combination with ground transceivers.

Starlink is targeting coverage in our area in mid to late 2021 and taking orders now.

Starlink satellites are over 60 times closer to Earth than traditional satellites, resulting in lower latency and the ability to support services typically not possible with traditional satellite internet.


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