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They hope to launch the first 10 satellites in 2018 and begin service in 2019. The satellites will be put in orbit by a variety of launch companies, including Roscosmos, Arianespace, and Virgin Orbit.
This is only the beginning. SpaceX has its own internet competition planned, expected to begin launching in 2019.