Bandwidth Blog & Smile 90.4FM Tech Tuesday: Solar Storms

Elon Musk’s SpaceX, through its satellite internet arm Starlink, is facing challenges from a powerful geomagnetic storm – the strongest in two decades according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Starlink, a dominant player in satellite internet with roughly 60% of the 7,500 operational satellites currently orbiting Earth, warned of potential “degraded service” due to the solar activity.

Read: Starlink services interrupted by massive solar storm

In this week’s Tech Tuesday segment on Smile 90.4FM we discuss the recent solar storms and how it has affected satellite services.