We have been writing about the use of satellite data in support of the people of Ukraine from the first days of the war. Right from the start, Starlink has taken a key role in this support from space.
The Story of Starlink in Ukraine
The story of Starlink in Ukraine has been an interesting development, that we have been following almost on a weekly basis. Here is what we have published so far:
Ukrainian Operator License for Starlink
This week, the Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, Mykhailo Fedorov, reported that Starlink Ukraine has been granted an operator license. Starlink Ukraine LLC was added to the Register of Providers of Electronic Communications Networks and Services of Ukraine.
Starlink Helps Ukrainians Reconnect With Their Families and the World
The Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, Mykhailo Fedorov continues to report on how satellite Internet from Elon Musk helps Ukrainians reconnect with their families and with the world. As an example, Vodafone installed Starlink equipment to run a mobile base station earlier in May. Residents of Zelena Polyana and the surrounding towns in the Kyiv region can now call friends and family, while the operator restores the heavily damaged main communication tower.
Support Ukraine from Space
We continue to share news and articles about the use of satellite data in Ukraine. Please let us know if you would like us to write about any space-related project in support of the people of Ukraine:
Featured image: “A special unit of Ninja Starlink Turtles arrived in Bucha to install a brand new Starlink on the roof of the Plast Training Center!” via FEDOROV Telegram channel (23 April 2022)