In this episode of PING, APNIC’s Chief Scientist Geoff Huston discusses Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications and the effects they are having on global Internet connectivity.
However, if the risks of LEO physics aren’t fully understood, this could be a wasted once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Read more about the issues in LEO and satellite communications on the APNIC Blog. Here are some recent articles of note:
- Getting hands-on experience with Starlink (Ulrich Spiedel)
- Everything, everywhere, all the time (for the Internet at least) (George Michaelson)
- Panel discusses satellite broadband in the Asia Pacific region at APRICOT 2023 (Geoff Huston, Dan York, Debopam Batterchee, Ulrich Speidel, Mike Puchol)
- How does Starlink compare to broadband (Mohamed Kassem)
- Fact checking Starlink’s performance figures (Martino Trevisan)
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