Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk urged Ukrainians to use Starlink with caution on Thursday, stating that high-speed Internet services could be targeted by Russian troops and some guidance on how to do so. showed that.
Twitter Mask said Starlink is currently the only non-Russian communication system still functioning in parts of Ukraine and has flagged security warnings.
Important Warning: Starlink is likely to be targeted as it is the only non-Russian communication system still functioning in some parts of Ukraine. Please use with caution.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 3, 2022
He advised Ukrainian Starlink users to turn on the service only when needed and place the antenna as far away from people as possible.
The mask also recommended that the user place a light camouflage. This includes spraying paint without using any metal on the antenna to avoid visual detection.
Starlink will beam down high-speed Internet via satellites in orbit to Earth, especially in remote areas, including areas devastated by wars and natural disasters.
The wealthiest people in the world quickly responded to Ukraine’s plea to provide Starlink stations and shipped terminals over the weekend.
Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov later released on Twitter to show a military truck carrying cargo at the Starlink Terminal.
Starlink is known to have launched more than 2,000 satellites, and SpaceX hopes to put 4,425 satellites into orbit by 2024. The Federal Communications Commission has approved Starlink to launch 11,943 satellites.
By Rachit Vats
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