Who is Starlink really for?

Alan Woodward lives out in the countryside, in rural southwest England. He jokes there are more four-legged than two-legged beings in the neighborhood. He’s a professor of computer science at the University of Surrey, and his work revolves heavily around cybersecurity, communications, and forensic computing. He needs good internet—and yet he’s never had much luck…


This entry originally appeared at www.technologyreview.com/2021/09/06/1034373/starlink-rural-fcc-satellite-internet, and may be a summary or abridged version.