SpaceX says its UK competitor is trying to slow consumer access to Starlink’s high-speed internet


Sent:

October 17, 2021 00:12 GMT

Starlink is already offering limited service in the UK while OneWeb is testing its services ahead of a planned launch later this year.

SpaceX blames its UK competitor OneWeb In an effort to slow the adoption of satellite Internet services, which were designed to fill the gaps in global broadband coverage.

Elon Musk’s aerospace company also told the Office of Communications (Ofcom) that the UK regulator’s proposals to strengthen collaboration between competitors could delay the rollout of its high-speed Internet service. Starlink which will be available to even the most remote rural families reach the Daily Telegraph.

Competitors Amazon and OneWeb accuse Space X of disrespect Competition rules Trying to bypass government oversight.

OneWeb, which bailed out London with $ 500 million in taxpayers’ money last year, is calling on SpaceX to come to the negotiating table over fears the project’s thousands of satellites could disrupt the UK company’s service requires priority Obtaining a license from international regulators in the sector filed by the International Telecommunication Union before the American company.

Ofcom must ensure that any new process prevents operators from trying Abuse of the regulatory processThis doesn’t hinder or slow down the adoption of broadband services for consumers, Musk said.

Starlink is already offering limited service in the UK while OneWeb is testing its services ahead of a planned launch later this year.

If you find it interesting, share it with your friends!