Starlink achieves peak download speed of 17Mb/s from satellite to cellphone: Elon Musk – Interesting Engineering

Starlink achieves peak download speed of 17Mb/s from satellite to cellphone: Elon Musk
T-Mobile CEO and President Mike Sievert and SpaceX CEO ,Chief Engineer Elon Musk. Starlink satellites with Direct to Cell capabilities.SpaceX/Starlink

SpaceX has achieved another feat, but this time not via rockets but wireless data transfers from the sky. CEO Elon Musk recently shared an update about peak download speeds of 17Mb/s from a Starlink satellite to an unmodified Samsung Android phone.

Elon Musk, CEO of both ventures, took to X (formerly Twitter) which he also owns to share the news.

The tweet reads: “SpaceX just achieved peak download speed of 17Mb/s from satellite direct to unmodified Samsung Android phone”. 

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