Amazon Kuiper uses thousands of LEO satellites that connect to Earth-side internet connection points. Amazon’s goal is to provide reliable broadband internet access to geographic locations that lack reliable high-speed internet access.
Cable Internet uses the preexisting cable television infrastructure to provide high-speed internet access
– COMPATIBLE WITH Cox, Xfinity by Comcast, and Spectrum – NOT COMPATIBLE WITH AT&T, Verizon, DISH, CenturyLink, DirecTV, DSL providers, and any service bundled with voice
The Amazon Kuiper models have yet to be made available.
Amazon will manufacture three satellites every week in 2023/2024.
Cable internet tends to have faster latency (13 to 27 milliseconds) than Low Earth Orbit satellites (25 to 50 milliseconds).