130 Canadian dollars per month for the Starlink package, which offers 150mbit download and 12mbit upload speed
SpaceX's space internet
service Starlink, owned by Elon Musk, provides high-speed internet service to
people living in rural areas, while doing so at a high cost.
With the 60 new satellites in the Falcon 9 rocket, which SpaceX sent into space this week, the total number of Starlink satellites, which reached 950, continues to serve their customers in the USA and Canada under the beta program .
Starlink, which is expected to enter Europe in February or March 2021, is especially positive about the Internet service from space, especially in rural areas, while it is not possible to say the same for costs.
According to the information shared by CBC , the news network operating in Canada , people living in rural areas of the country have to pay a lot of money for Starlink setup fees. Greg from Kingston Peninsula, New Brunswick stateRekounasCBC revealed how much the user paid for the installation.
Working as a database manager in an information technology company and had to work from home during the pandemic process Rekounas It was stated that he paid 130 Canadian dollars per month for the Starlink package, which offers 150mbit download and 12mbit upload speed . Rekounas paid 820 Canadian dollars for the installation package, which includes satellite dish, modem, power supply and approximately 30 meters of cable used for them .
Despite these high cost rates, the Starlink service seems to be a savior for people who work in businesses where high-speed internet connection is essential but live far from the center . Let us remind you that Rekounas, who has to make video conferences many times every day for business reasons, has to turn off the webcam from time to time due to the slowness of the DSL service.
In his statement on this subject, Rekounas said, “Starlink has been a savior for me. The internet speed where I lived was so slow that I was even thinking of moving . "I do not have to change my house anymore."