Starlinks Global Roaming promises worldwide access for $200 a month
- "Moreover, users of the existing portability option who stay in a secondary location "for an extended period of time... may experience further performance degradation to accommodate priority users at their registered Service addresses."
- Average Starlink speeds have dropped as more users sign up for the satellite service, speed-test data shows.It appears that at least some of the Global Roaming invitations were sent to people who are still on the waiting list for Starlink's regular home Internet service.
- "Starlink for RVs and Portable users are served best effort and can expect lower service levels than fixed users, particularly in areas marked as 'Low Capacity' on the coverage map.
- The standard residential Starlink service costs $110 a month and has the same hardware cost of $599.PCMag reported that "SpaceX sent the message to at least two people who live in countries where Starlink isn't available," including Greenland.
- Jon Brodkin - Feb 20, 2023 6:41 pm UTC SpaceX's Starlink division has invited some potential users to try a "Global Roaming" service for $200 a month, saying the new plan "allows your Starlink to connect from almost anywhere on land in the world.
- "Participating in Global Roaming will not impact your place in line for Residential service," the Starlink email said.Global Roaming requires a $599 upfront payment for the Starlink hardware kit in addition to the $200 monthly price.
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