Elon Musk’s Starlink Records Business in India, Targets Satellite Internet Access, India News News

Elon musk Starlink announced on Tuesday that it had registered its activities in India by opening a subsidiary in the country for its satellite Internet division.

Sanjay Bhargava, Country Director of Starlink India, said: “EspaceX now has a wholly owned subsidiary in India. The name is SSCPL – Starlink Satellite Communications Private Limited and the date of incorporation is November 1, 2021. “

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Bhargava announced that SSCPL will now start requesting licenses to start its broadband services as it applies to regulatory approval.

The company intends to start its broadband satellite services next year and reportedly started taking orders earlier this year.

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Bhargava had said earlier that the company initially wanted to focus on providing internet services in ten rural areas. Lok Sabha constituencies.

Starlink uses low orbit satellites to provide high speed data activity rate. The company says the service is “ideally suited” in areas where connectivity is “unreliable or completely unavailable”.

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Bhargava previously claimed that pre-orders of India had passed 5,000 and the company was interested in focusing on rural areas to provide broadband services.

The company plans to deliver 200,000 devices by December next year, the majority of which will be in rural areas. In the first phase, the company proposes to connect some schools in Delhi and neighboring rural areas, and then target other rural districts of the country.

(With contributions from the Agencies)

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