Starlink adds $25/month “Portability” feature that allows users to move their internet

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Starlink has introduced a new paid add-on feature that allows customers to “temporarily” move their services to other locations – anywhere on the same continent as their permanent service address, which is currently served by the availability of Starlink satellites. The add-on will cost an additional $25 per month for US users.

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Of course, you will also need to move the Starlink dish and connection equipment to take advantage of this, which may not be as easy for some (users can upgrade to complex lengths to have their Starlink dish set with clear eyeliner to the sky without any wood cover).

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The $25 fee also means Starlink’s overall price goes even higher, which can be a hard pill to swallow for some after monthly payments. rose to $110 per month in March. All in all, if you want regular Starlink service, plus the ability to get into a motorhome and connect to high-speed internet wherever you are within Starlink coverage, and have a decently clear view of the sky, you’ll be paying $135 apiece. month. On the other hand, Starlink offers flexibility and affordability that traditional ISPs (and many mobile network operators) simply can’t.

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With this addition to the service, Starlink is more than ever the preferred internet option for digital nomads as well. Maybe it will usher in an era of software engineers roaming the country from state park to fleet of modified Airstream classics.


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