The Starlink satellite network has played a key role in keeping the Internet running in Ukraine against all odds. While Russia still relies on analog radio, the Ukrainian army has digital technology at its disposal thanks to Starlink. As a result, China is already considering destroying Starlink in the event of a conflict with the United States. A research paper by the Beijing Institute of Tracking and Telecommunications has already explored possible options, reports the South China Morning Post. The institute is part of the People’s Liberation Army. Starlink is operated by US billionaire Elon Musk’s space company. The system is expected to provide Internet access from anywhere on Earth in the future. Currently, it can be used in 32 countries, mainly in North America, Europe, and parts of Australia. fin
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