Elon Musk Reveals Details About Starlink: Surround Earth With Internet Satellites
Two angles facing left, which often indicate, "return to the beginning." Two angles facing right, which often indicate, "advance to the end." Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to launch its first 60 of nearly 12,000 planned internet-providing satellites on Thursday evening.
Starlink, as the project is called, could move internet data about 50% faster than is physically possible with existing fiber-optic cables.
Financial institutions have a lot to gain: Starlink could relay information about faraway markets significantly faster than modern technologies permit.