There are almost monopoly market conditions all over the world in the aspect of internet connection serving via satellite. But Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon has not put himself out of the box, makes his entry.
In the internet market of upcoming world, Starlink is in a monopoly condition although there is the existence of Alphabet (mother company of Google) which is now working on train station based crowd place network providing. In a word, Elon Musk, who is also the owner of X, leads the Starlink without any competition.
Project Kuiper to transform internet world
This Amazon Projet Kuiper is the $10bn project that started in 2018. After passing the research and development process it is now entering into practically launch satellites.
Bezos has planned to launch two prototype satellites to make progress with his broadband internet connection. Also, he will launch more than 3,200 spacecraft in the next few years. This operation to deliver broadband internet can effect the whole market.
As per his planning, he will launch KuiperSat-1 and KuiperSat-2 on Friday from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. These satellite launches happen to trial necessary technology and these will be reached in 500km high by using the Atlas-5 rocket.
These steps by Jeff Bezos taken lately while Musk’s SpaceX is working in the space and making commercial spacecraft and launching rockets from their own manufacturing team. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) transferred many project of building spacecraft to SpaceX.
Bezos not only has just Kuiper, it is one of them. As part of his ambition to work for space he built Blue Origin which already started to fly tourists in the globe by using their New Shepard capsule rocket.
This Blue Origin is also working on a commercial vehicle for the Moon and space station, named New Glenn.