Elon Musk says Starlink will provide internet in Gaza, after blocking signals in the Strip

Elon Musk said on Saturday that SpaceX’s Starlink will support communications in Gaza with “recognized international agencies.”

Musk added in a post on social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, that it is not clear who has the rights to the ground connection in Gaza, but we know that “no terminal has requested a connection in that area.”

Shutting down telephone and Internet services on Saturday isolated residents of the Gaza Strip from the world and each other.in, calling loved ones, ambulance or colleagues in other impossible places, while Israel expanded its air and ground attacks.

International humanitarian organizations have said that the disaster, which began on Friday night, has exacerbated an already dire situation. by interrupting the life-saving operation and preventing them from contacting their colleagues on the ground.

After the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, Starlink satellites are essential to maintain Internet connectivity in certain areas although Russia intercepted the test.

Since then, Musk said he refused to expand the Russian-occupied Crimea, refused to allow its satellites to be used for Ukrainian attacks against Russian forces there.

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