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Internet From Space Now Available Throughout W.Va.


About 5,000 Space-X Starlink satellites are now orbiting the earth, able to provide internet service to the highest mountain and deepest hollow.

Del. Daniel Linville, R-Cabell, chairs the House Technology and Infrastructure Committee. He said Starlink now has the capacity to clear its West Virginia waiting list and offer internet service everywhere — except for the restricted Green Bank Observatory area.

“What’s great about it is that we don’t have to run wires for it,” Linville said. “They just completely cleared their waitlist. It is now available, basically everywhere throughout our state, except for the Green Bank area with the national radio quiet zone.” 

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