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Elon Musk's space internet already in use in areas devastated by wildfires

Sep 29, 2020 - The Independent UK

SpaceX provides free broadband to residents in Washington town destroyed by fire

Emergency responders in the US have become one of the first users of Elon Musk's Starlink internet project, which beams high-speed broadband down to Earth from a constellation of satellites.

The Washington Emergency Management division used SpaceX's Starlink network to set up a free public WiFi station in the town of Malden, where 80 per cent of the homes and buildings were destroyed by wildfires earlier...