SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has offered to help Tonga reestablish communications with the outer world with his Starlink internet services after a massive undersea volcano eruption disrupted communication lines in the archipelago nation. Tonga suffered a massive communication outage after the underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted last week and cut Tonga's solitary fibre-optic cable.

Musk, who is aware of the problem, has pitched the idea of deploying Starlink satellite terminals over Tonga as the island is likely to remain offline for a month. "Could people from Tonga let us know if it is important for SpaceX to send over Starlink terminals?" Musk wrote in his tweet.

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Elon Musk Offers Emergency Internet Access To Tonga After Eruption Severed Communications

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