Reply to post: Re: The upside?

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

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Re: The upside?

The vast majority of communications will still be ultimately be done using optical fiber, because it's the cheapest way to move large amounts of data to large amounts of people.

LEO looks like it's going to end up being a good way to get large amounts of data to large amounts of space where there aren't large amounts of people. At the minimum it will do service to humanity if it stops the wailing about rural broadband access.

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