Elon Musk joins the war against Russia, provides Starlink access to Ukraine
Elon Musk Provides SpaceX Satellite to Ukraine After Government Pleads for Help to Rout Russia, Tesla and SpaceX founder, Elon Musk said on Saturday, February 26. 2022 that SpaceX Starlink broadband service is now accessible in Ukraine with more terminals coming to the country.
DailyWire reported that Elon Musk tweeted in an answer to another tweet from Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister.
“@elonmust, while you try to colonize Mars – Russia try to occupy Ukraine! While your rockets successfully land from space – Russian rockets attack Ukrainian civil people! We ask you to provide Ukraine with Starlink Satellite stations and to address sane Russians to stand.”
Elon Musk swiftly responds
“Starlink service is now active in Ukraine,” Musk responded. “More terminals en route.”
“Starlink provides high-speed, low-latency broadband internet across the globe. Within each coverage area, orders are fulfilled on a first-come, first-served basis,” the company says. “Using advanced satellites in a low orbit, Starlink enables video calls, online gaming, streaming, and other high data rate activities that historically have not been possible with satellite internet.” Starlink is ideally suited for areas where connectivity has been unreliable or completely unavailable,” the company added. People across the globe are using Starlink to gain access to education, health services and even communications support during natural disasters.”