SpaceX has pushed back delivery times for some Starlink preorders and apologized to customers, saying that silicon shortages have slowed production of its internet kit

Elon Musk’s SpaceX offered an apology to some of its Starlink customers.Picture Alliance/Getty Images Elon Musk’s SpaceX apologized to Starlink preorder customers for shipping delays. Silicon shortages have slowed down Starlink’s production rate, per the company’s email. A Starlink customer said the mid- to late 2021 delivery date he was given was delayed to January … Read more

Some Starlink customers have canceled their preorders, after paying a $100 deposit up to 9 months ago and receiving no contact from SpaceX

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. REUTERS/Mike Blake Some Starlink customers have canceled their $100 deposits after waiting months for the service. They said they weren’t able to contact SpaceX customer service to see when they’d get the kits. SpaceX said the kits would arrive in mid- or late 2021, but some customers became fed up of … Read more

SpaceX’s CFO reportedly said the company makes 5,000 Starlink dishes a week, lagging behind preorders

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen / POOL / AFP via Getty Images SpaceX CFO Bret Johnsen said the company makes 5,000 Starlink user dishes weekly, per Space News. This lags behind orders: Starlink, the satellite internet service, had 500,000 pre-orders as of May. SpaceX wants to increase production in the next few months, Johnsen … Read more

SpaceX President reveals 600,000 global Starlink internet preorders

SpaceX COO and President Gwynne Shotwell says that the company has secured more than half a million preorders for Starlink satellite internet in the last nine months. Several months after SpaceX began a gradual Starlink internet rollout to prospective customers on New Zealand’s northern island, the service has now been opened up to the entire … Read more

“Starlink” by Elon Musk and SpaceX: pre-orders for fast Internet Germany started

OfTanja Banner shut down “Starlink” – a project by Elon Musk and SpaceX – is coming to the UK for testing. Pre-orders have also started in Germany. The visionary Elon Musk did with his project „Starlink“ 2020 was a record year. It should continue like this in 2021 – that Internet from space is being … Read more

Half a million pre-orders for Starlink

Note: We have used commission links in this article and marked them with “*”. If an order is placed via these links, receives a commission. There is great interest in Elon Musk’s satellite-based Internet platform Starlink. According to the company, there are already more than 500,000 pre-orders. On May 4, 2021, SpaceX launched 60 … Read more