SpaceX’s Starlink, a satellite internet service provider, has rebranded its “Starlink for RV” subscription service to “Starlink Roam,” making the service available across continents and in most countries. The service comes with two options: regional access for $150 per month and global access for $200 per month. Users can also choose between a portable antenna for $599 or an in-motion antenna for $2,500.
Previously, users were limited to using the service within the same continent, but Starlink Roam now allows subscribers to use the service globally, making it possible to stay connected in areas where reliable connectivity is scarce. The subscription can also be paused and resumed at any time, with billing done in one-month increments.
Despite the expansion, Starlink warns customers that connectivity may still be poor in some locations, but assures them that the service will improve over time. The FAQ page for Starlink Roam notes that the global service can only be ordered in countries on the Starlink availability map. However, it is unclear if the service will be available in countries where Starlink is not yet authorized, such as India, Pakistan, and Cambodia.
Starlink Roam comes just one day after Amazon’s reveal of its “Project Kuiper” customer terminals. SpaceX also offers a $5,000 per month plan for internet access at sea, and has made its Flat High-Performance dish available for in-motion use on RVs and other vehicles.
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