Reply to post: Re: This is where we are now

Astroboffins may have raged at Elon's emissions staining the sky, but all those satellites will be more boon than bother

Mark 124

Re: This is where we are now

How would LEO beat microwave links at ground level? The signal via satellite has to go all the way up and down, so unless a) the microwave relay hops slow it down so much that a lower number of satellite relay hops is worth it or b) the thinner/no atmosphere means is going closer to c, I don't buy it.

LEO definitely wins against fibre though.

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