Elon Musk’s satellite company is helping Tonga reconnect

2022-05-18 0 By

Elon Musk’s satellite company, ApaceX, is helping Tonga reconnect.According to Reuters news agency, Elon Musk’s satellite company ApaceX is helping reconnect Tonga, after tonga officials confirmed it.ANP News reported that a huge undersea volcanic eruption in mid-January severed the only fiber-optic link to the islands.Since then, connectivity has been limited.According to Fiji’s Attorney General, a team from Musk’s satellite company SpaceX is setting up a gateway station via the Starlink satellite.The company is launching satellites into orbit. Starlink is a division of SpaceX.The company is launching satellites into orbit to provide broadband Internet to remote parts of Tonga.Musk has previously said his satellite company currently has about 2,000 Starlink satellites in orbit that could help Tonga reconnect with the outside world.The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano triggered a tsunami that destroyed villages and resorts.The capital nuku ‘alofa was covered in ash and optical cables were damaged.Engineers hope to run a ground station on Mount Fuji for six months SpaceX’s working schedule is unclear.Engineers hope to operate a ground station on Mount Fuji for six months, according to the justice minister, Reuters reported.SpaceX was not immediately available for comment.Meanwhile, a cable repair ship is said to have been sitting off the coast of Tonga’s main island for almost a week trying to repair damaged undersea cables.Assistance to the islands has been made more difficult by the restrictions imposed by the pandemic.These are the articles shared by Wu Xiaoyuan, editor-in-chief of Yuan Shuo Finance, thank you for reading and wish you a happy life!# stock