Google and SpaceX to work in unison for Elon Musk’s internet services

Elon Musk's SpaceX have been working on providing internet services for a while now. The project has already begun in some parts of world. However, bringing a development to the process, Google has joined hands with SpaceX to supply computing and networking details to the company.

Google said, "Under this partnership, SpaceX will begin to locate Starlink ground stations within Google data centre, leading to reliable, secure, law-latency data delivery of data for more than 1500 Starlink satellites to orbit to the date to locations via Google cloud."

Starlink's fast, low- latency broadband with Google's secure and elaborate data and infrastructure will provide the global organizations with security and speed that they expect.

SpaceX President Gwynne Whitwell said, "We are proud to work with Google to provide the service to business, public sector organizations and many other groups operating around the world.

SpaceX plans to connect it's internet services to customer devices through satellites. These satellites will then link to Google data centres.

SpaceX has recently announced that it received around 5 lakh orders for the internet services which will cost around $99 for beta project each. Apart from the actual amount for the internet service, user will have to buy $499 worth Starlink kit which includes user terminal and wifi kit.

 

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by Tapasya Iyer | Sat, May 15 - 10:41 AM

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