Elon Musk’s Starlink Begins Operations In Nigeria

Starlink, a satellite internet service owned by Elon Musk has begun operations in Nigeria, OduNews reports.

Elon Musk's Starlink Begins Operations In Nigeria
Elon Musk’s Starlink Begins Operations In Nigeria

This was announced on the company’Twitterthe  iner page on Monday.

The launch is coming weeks after the preorder sales were announced. Starlink had said customers interested could preorder the starter kits at the price of $600 for the hardware and $43 per month for subscriptions to its services.

The company however noted, on its website, that customers can get its services at a lower rate with a 30-day free trial.

The notification said while the hardware would be available for N274,098, the subscription would be at a price of N19,260.

“Starlink is currently available in your area. Customers in your region typically see download speeds of 50-200 Mbps. No contracts, 30-day trial,” the company said.

“Shipping times are currently estimated to be 1 to 2 weeks from order… N19,260/month for service and N274,098 for hardware.”

Confirming the development, Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, described it as a milestone.

“We have made it again. @SpaceX thank you for hosting me in your headquarters, United Sthethe tates in December 2022 to complete the logistics for the deployment,” he tweeted.


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