Elon Musk was the Virtual CEO of Tesla and SpaceX at Mobile World Congress 2021. He spoke about his satellite internet venture, Starlink. Musk stated Tuesday that the high-speed broadband service would be available globally in August. It is expected to reach more than 500,000 customers.
You can watch the entire presentation again right here or on YouTube.
Preorders for Starlink’s $99 per month service are now open. You will also need to pay $499 for hardware, including a satellite dish and Wi-Fi router. Starlink has already served more than 10,000 customers and sent around 1,800 satellites into orbit.
Qualcomm’s new high-end smartphone processor, the Snapdragon 888 Plus, was unveiled during a virtual presentation at MWC. In addition, Samsung showcased its One UI Watch, a new smartwatch interface co-designed with Google, at the event. All of Samsung’s announcements can be viewed here.
MWC 2021 began on Monday and will continue until July 1. This tech event is usually held in February and continues until July 1.