Now you can prebook your SpaceX Starlink broadband for Rs.7200 in India as well. SpaceX Starlink is owned by one of the richest men in the world Elon Musk. He eyes on a piece of billions of dollars internet market in India.
The satellite broadband service will offer up to 300 Mbps by the end of this year.
What is SpaceX Starlink?
Starlink is a project under SpaceX that offers broadband services across the globe. The project will provide high-speed low latency internet services. As per the official statement of the company, the whole world will be covered by the next year, and debut in India is a step towards it. Interestingly over 1000 SpaceX satellites are already in space attributing to the seamless performance.
How good is Starlink SpaceX Internet service actually?
Currently, the project is in the beta phase but has already reached remarkable performance benchmarks with 50 to 150 Mbps speed and latency between 20 ms to 40 ms. It is interesting to note that the Starlink satellites are said to be 60 times closer to earth than traditional satellites. Musk said that the company targets to reach at the speed of 1 GB in the future. SpaceX will have over 12,000 satellites to improve the user experience and reduce latency. The project will revolutionize the internet market in India as it promises to provide high-speed internet access to rural and remote locations where the current broadband services are limited or of no use.
The news of the Starlink Broadband pre-booking followed the official announcement of Tesla’s debut in India. No wonder world’s richest man has keenly observed potential in the Indian market.
Initially, the broadband services will be provided in select locations only. You can check the availability of the services in your area on the official website of Starlink SpaceX. The company will serve customers on the basis of first come first serve basis.
SpaceX Starlink broadband price in India
The project is under the beta phase. The registered users will start getting broadband services from the year 2022. You will have to register yourself for the services on Starlink official website. The price of the Starlink Kit is $99 (Rs.7200 approximately on conversion).
How to register for Starlink SpaceX?
Please follow the following steps to register for the broadband services by Starlink:
- Firstly check the availability of the service in your respective area by entering a valid postal code, city name, and or location.
- If the service is available in your location then you will be redirected to the Starlink Order page.
- Once confirmed of the availability of the services, you will be required to enter the first name, last name, phone number, email, billing information, etc. The amount to be paid is $99.
And that’s it, once registered you will be provided with a wifi router, cables, etc. The company recommends Starlink Application (Android & iOS) for suggestions and steps for installation.
Video calls, online games, faster data transfer, and excellent connectivity will reflect on the much anticipated India’s economic growth. The customers will get high-speed internet services in urban areas as well. The time will reveal if Elon Musk will be able to dethrone Jio from the leader position in the internet market of India but users will be benefited is certain.