Download from Starlink internet satellite exceeded 500 Mbps in a speed test conducted by a user in Kassel, Germany. This is one of the highest scores detected for Starlink to date, although the service is still in beta testing. Wccftech.
User from Germany participated in Reddit Your speed test results with Ookla service. In the first test, Starlink downloaded data at 542Mbps and the download speed was 38.8Mbps with a latency of only 9ms.
Another test run an hour later showed sharper results, with the service reaching a download speed of 560 Mbps, with a latency of 13ms. Even after removing the “cookies” from the browser, the user received the same data transfer rate.
According to experts, the data transfer rate on the Starlink satellite can vary and depend on many factors. One of these is the number of subscribers connected to a certain group of satellites at the same time. Ground networks also affect the performance of SpaceX’s Starlink, which already has a fleet of more than 1,200 satellites in low Earth orbit.
On February 22nd, Elon Musk I showed The Starlink satellite network will offer internet speeds of 300 Mbps later this year, instead of the 100 Mbps currently offered by beta versions of the service in the US, Canada and the United Kingdom.
The CEO of SpaceX has also indicated that his company will launch enough satellites by the end of the year Starlink Provide global coverage for “most of the world” with low cost, low latency, and broadband internet services covering the entire planet by 2022.