American billionaire Elon Musk the day after his announcement that his company would no longer finance the maintenance of Starlink stations in Ukraine, declaredwhich will continue to pay for communication services.
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At the same time, Musk again stressed that his company was losing money.
“To hell with it… Although Starlink is still losing money and other companies are getting billions of taxpayer dollars, we will just continue to fund the government of Ukraine for free,” Musk tweeted on Saturday evening.
Yesterday it was reported that the Pentagon does not exclude the involvement of other satellite operators for work in Ukraine, not only SpaceX with Starlink stations.
Meanwhile, the head of the Ministry of Digital Development, Mikhail Fedorov, said: “Starlink terminals have worked, are working and will continue to work. Don’t worry.”
The head of the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry today proposed to form a coalition of Ukraine’s allies to pay for Starlink.
- October 14 Elon Musk’s SpaceX statedthat it can no longer pay for Starlink communication services for Ukraine and asks the Pentagon to take over.
- The funding will cost more than $120 million by the end of the year and could cost around $400 million over the next 12 months, SpaceX says.
- “SpaceX is not asking for a refund of earlier expenses, but it also cannot fund the existing system indefinitely and send several thousand more terminals that use 100 times more data than ordinary households. This is unreasonable,” – explained Mask.
- Zelensky was told that Ukraine would find a solution for Starlink to continue working.
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