Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday that his Starlink is the only internet service in Ukraine and Russia is actively trying to eliminate it. The world’s richest man said Starlink is currently the Ukrainian military’s primary communication system on the war front.
He tweeted, “Starlink is the only COM system still operating on the war front – everyone else is dead. Russia is actively trying to kill Starlink. SpaceX has spent massive amounts of resources on security.” has been turned to defence.”
Yet Starlink May Still Die, Musk Said
“Internet fiber, phone lines, cell towers and other space-based communications in the war zones have been destroyed and Starlink remains,” he posted.
Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov said Musk is one of the world’s top private donors supporting Ukraine and Starlink is an essential element of their critical infrastructure.
Musk Replied, “Thanks for Clarifying That.”
Musk has previously said that SpaceX cannot indefinitely finance its Starlink internet service in Ukraine.
He said after a media report that SpaceX had asked the Pentagon to pay for Starlink’s donation.
Musk posted on Twitter on Friday, “SpaceX is asking not to cover past expenses, but cannot fund existing systems indefinitely and ship several thousand terminals whose data is comparable to that of normal homes.” 100X times more. It’s unfair.”
“We’ve also had to defend against cyberattacks and jams, which are getting harder and harder,” Musk said.
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