SpaceX plans Starlink broadband for trucks, boats, and planes [Updated]

Large vehicles could eventually get satellite Internet from SpaceX Starlink.

Enlarge / Large vehicles could eventually get satellite Internet from SpaceX Starlink. (credit: Getty Images | Mario Gutiérrez)

Update at 6pm ET: Although a SpaceX filing said that Starlink terminals could be deployed “on passenger cars,” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk indicated on Twitter today that passenger cars are not in the plan. “Not connecting Tesla cars to Starlink, as our terminal is much too big. This is for aircraft, ships, large trucks & RVs,” he wrote.

Original story with some edits to reflect Musk’s tweet follows:

SpaceX on Friday asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to deploy Starlink satellite broadband to moving vehicles.

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