Reply to post: If balloons are economically feasible, why are satellites?

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

c1ue

If balloons are economically feasible, why are satellites?

Again, how about some numbers rather than "ooh its cool".

What's the expected throughput? What's the expected latency? How much will the ground-side connection hardware cost? How will privacy/security be observed?

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