Elon Musk announced that Starlink is now active in Ukraine On Saturday, Ukraine’s deputy prime minister asked for the help of a billionaire SpaceX The country besieged by communications satellites.
“Starlink service is now active in Ukraine,” Musk tweeted About 10 hours after calling for help. “More stations are on the way.”
The response came after the request of Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Mikhailo Fedorov, the controversial businessman of Starlink stations.
“elonmusk, while you are trying to colonize Mars – Russia is trying to occupy Ukraine! While your missiles are successfully landing from space – Russian missiles are attacking Ukrainian civilians!” tweeted Fedorov, who is also the country’s Ministry of Digital Transformation, “We ask that you provide Ukraine with Starlink stations and address the sane Russians to stand up.” “
Musk’s response also came like Ukraine I faced the third day of aggression from Russia The troops continued their assault on Kiev.
Through SpaceX, Musk has launched thousands of Starlink satellites into Earth orbit, increasing broadband service in parts of the world. Satellites help transmit large amounts of information quickly to any point on Earth, avoiding the need for fibre-optic cables.
Satellites can provide data links to areas in Ukraine that lost internet access during the war. Russian attacks on cities across Ukraine have brought internet outages in parts of the country.
Russia All-out war on Ukraine began on Wednesday When Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation”.