The private beta would “almost certainly be reserved for SpaceX and Tesla employees and their families,” according to a Teslarati article . “Just like Tesla currently trials early software builds on employee cars, those customers would serve as much more regimented guinea pigs, likely offering detailed feedback throughout their trial of Starlink Internet.”
Meanwhile, SpaceX (launched another) (Starlink satellites) yesterday. The launch, as Musk noted
Meanwhile, SpaceX has asked for permission to operate thousands of Starlink satellites at much lower altitudes than originally planned, saying the change will result in better broadband coverage and less orbital debris. SpaceX in Federal Communications Commission approval
to launch up to 4 , 570 low-Earth-orbit satellites at several different altitudes between 1, (km to 1, km. In April 2019, SpaceX won FCC approval for a license modification to cut the orbital altitude in half for 1, 823 of those satellites.