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CNN: 1,300 Starlinks in Ukraine go offline due to funding issues

by The Kyiv Independent news deskNovember 4, 2022 11:57 pm

Ukraine’s fears that its military will lose access to the Starlink internet service deepened after 1,300 satellite units went offline, CNN reported, citing two anonymous sources familiar with the issue. 

On Oct. 24, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said Starlink will continue to operate regardless of Pentagon funding. 

Deputy Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov confirmed his statement, adding that the technology is “critically important for Ukraine.”

The Kyiv Independent news desk
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