SpaceX plans Starlink phone service, emergency backup, and low-income access

Enlarge / A stack of 60 Starlink satellites launched in 2019. A brand new SpaceX submitting outlines plans for Starlink to supply cellphone service, emergency backup for voice calls, and cheaper plans for individuals with low incomes by the federal … Read more

Comcast lifts uploads to 5Mbps amid complaints its low-income plan is too slow

Enlarge / A Comcast service van in October 2014. Comcast is doubling obtain speeds and rising add speeds for the $10-per-month Web Necessities plan that it sells to low-income subscribers. Comcast had confronted criticism for maintaining the plan’s speeds at … Read more