Days after Russia launched a full-fledged war with Ukraine, adversely impacting communications channels in the war-torn nation, Space X CEO Elon Musk announced Starlink service have been activated in Ukraine.
Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister of Digital Transformation, had requested the billionaire to provide European country with Starlink stations Saturday (February 26).
“@elonmusk, while you try to colonize Mars — Russia try to occupy Ukraine! While your rockets successfully land from space — Russian rockets attack Ukrainian civil people! We ask you to provide Ukraine with Starlink stations and to address sane Russians to stand.”
Musk responded to the Ukrainian official’s Tweet with a brief message, saying that Space X had activated Starlink services in Ukraine and that more terminals were being set up.
Starlink service is now active in Ukraine. More terminals en route.
The world’s richest man received a message of thanls from the official Twitter account of Ukraine for his support to the war-torn country in this critical time of need. They simply responded, “thanx, appreciate it.”
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