Elon Musk's 'Starlink' satellite services to be available in India
Reportedly, 'Starlink' has begun accepting pre-orders for $99 (approx. Rs 7,200) and a $499 (approx. Rs. 36,330) upfront cost to order the Starlink kit plus shipping.
Elon Musk's SpaceX is planning to make satellite internet service Starlink available in India in 2022. The company has already started taking pre-orders for the service in India, the official website of Starlink says it is targeting coverage in 2022.
Reportedly, 'Starlink' has begun accepting pre-orders for $99 (approx. Rs 7,200) and a $499 (approx. Rs. 36,330) upfront cost to order the Starlink kit plus shipping. As per the website's FAQ section, the kit will include a wifi router, power supply, cables and mounting tripod.
On February 22, Elon Musk tweeted that the speed will "double to ~300Mb/s & latency will drop to ~20ms later this year".
You might see much higher download speeds on Starlink at times. Testing system upgrades.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 25, 2021
"During the beta, users can expect to see data speeds vary from 50Mb/s to 150Mb/s and latency from 20ms to 40ms in most locations over the next several months as we enhance the Starlink system," as mentioned on the company's website.