SpaceX says it will deploy satellite broadband across US faster than expected – SpaceX will reorganize orbits to cover more of the US in initial deployment. Commercial service would likely become available in 2020 or 2021.

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The sooner the big telcos like ATT get this kind of competition, the better.

RealTaffyLewis

I can’t wait to get out of Comcast. Just because Comcast has the monopoly power, they keep increasing my bill every year.

Bobsky2

Have they gave any estimates of what the costs of service will be? I saw speculation it would be potentially symmetrical gig but just wondering how it balances against land based ISPs.

Jerky_san

Does this mean we can have perma-wifi on our phones?

valueplayer

Still waiting on the fine print. Size and cost of dish, pricing, reliability, ect.

constantino2