The American businessman criticized the Financial Times article in which journalists spoke about the complaints of Ukrainian fighters about the failures of the satellite Internet operation, which occurred during the liberation of the region from the Russian Armed Forces.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Reacted To a Financial Times article that talked about problems with the operation of Starlink terminals used by the Ukrainian military.
The publication referred to the statements of the Ukrainian military, which reported malfunctions in the terminals during the counterattack in southeast Ukraine.
The article also noted that thousands of Starlink terminals were purchased by the US government and donors to help Ukrainian forces deploy drones, obtain critical intelligence, and communicate with each other in areas where there are no other secure networks. Musk focused on this issue.
“Bad FT report. This article falsely claims that Starlink terminals and services are only paid when a small percentage is paid,” the entrepreneur claims. year. As for what happens on the battlefield, it’s classified.”
What allegations have been made against Starlink terminals?
Earlier, it was reported that the Ukrainian Armed Forces noted a pattern: communication problems arise after Ukrainian soldiers liberate the area from Russian invaders and cross the front line. It is assumed that Starlink representatives closed the terminals to prevent Russian invaders from using their technology.
We will remind, earlier Elon Musk said that the war in Ukraine must end on Russia’s terms. He set out four conditions that Ukraine must accept to end the war, including declaring a neutral status. Calling for the recognition of Crimea as Russian, the businessman noted that the peninsula was transferred to Ukraine as a result of “Khrushchev’s mistake”.
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