Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has been working on a super-fast internet venture for quite some time and now it is finally coming to India. He has been working on a venture called Starlink under his firm SpaceX. According to Elon Musk, the Starlink Satellites are positioned 60 times closer to the Earth as compared to the traditional ones. The reason behind this is to provide super-fast internet connectivity to everyone. Here in this article, we are going to tell you all the details about when it will be available in India and how you can pre-book it for yourself.
Starlink Broadband Satellite Speed Details
It is revealed that Elon Musk’s SpaceX has launched around 1,000 satellites for the Starlink project. The major purpose of this project is to provide the best internet speed to the users that they have ever experienced. As per the sources, Starlink is going to provide internet speed from anywhere between 50 Mbps to 150 Mbps. Not only this, the speed is expected to be doubled to 300 Mbps. Elon Musk has also revealed that he is aiming to launch 12,000 satellite network for Starlink and with such a huge satellite network, the internet speed will be increased to somewhere around 1 Gbps in the near future.
One of the best thing about this project is that it is not focusing on only urban areas. As per the sources, it is revealed that with Starlink, Elon Musk is aiming to provide high-speed internet to the rural and remote areas as well.
Starlink Broadband Availability in India
It has been confirmed that Starlink internet service will be available to India however, any time frame has not been decided yet. According to its official website, it has been revealed that it will be available in India, by the next year. Currently, there is not any exact date or month for its availability.
There are several claims that it will be available for pre-order in several major cities of India which might include Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, and several others. Proper coverage details will be revealed anytime soon by the firm itself.
How to Pre-Order Starlink in India?
Starlink internet service is available for pre-order in India and here is how you can do that–
- First of all, you need to open the official website of Starlink and go to the homepage.
- On the homepage, you will see the option to pre-order this service for yourself. Now to do that, you will have to enter your Pincode to find out whether it will be available in your area or not.
- After completing this process, you will see the option of “order now” and by clicking on that, another page will appear.
- Now on this page, you will have to fill in all the details and do the payment for the same to complete the process of pre-ordering.
Now for all those wondering what will be the cost of pre-ordering Starlink in India, here we are providing you that information as well. You need to pay an amount of Rs. 7,300 which is for the equipments that need to be installed to get a Starlink internet connection. You can either use debit or credit card to make the payment. This has to be kept in mind that Starlink is currently under the beta version and it will be very limited at the moment