If you reside in a rural area of India, waiting for the beta version of Starlink to be offered, you are aware firsthand that many people lack access to cable or fiber internet options, let alone the gigabit services that are available in some regions of the country.
Indian citizens have voiced their concern about the fact that a large percentage of citizens live in rural areas without access to high-speed internet. More than a quarter-million Indians still use dial-up connections, according to recent reports, while a massive chunk has no access to the internet at all.
For one or two people checking email and social media, 25Mbps is fine, but it’s insufficient for online gaming or 4K video streaming. What happens if your household has more than two users who want access to the internet? Then again, it’s not all that different from when you had to yell at your siblings to get off the phone so you could use your dial-up modem back in the day.
How Can You Get Starlink?
After the company received the license from the Indian government, it will become very simple to get Starlink for your house. It’s as easy as entering your address into the SpaceX coverage map to check that your location is within the Starlink service area at Starlink.com before signing up for the service.
You only need to enter your physical address and credit card information during the initial signup, which takes a few seconds. When you sign up, you’ll learn whether you can anticipate receiving your Starlink kit within the customary two-week window or if you’ll be added to a waitlist for an unforeseen period of time.
The hardest part of the process is getting the kit, by far. After signing up, monthly billing is simple and handled online; it’s an automatic payment, so you can set it and forget it. Additionally, you can terminate service whenever you want to do so through the same web portal without incurring any early termination fees or cancellation penalties.
Starlink is currently available in 32 countries according to the company’s Twitter account, with services availability spreading across the globe, including North America, Europe, some parts of South America, Australia, and New Zealand.
For the billionaire entrepreneur’s company, India has always been one of its main target countries mainly due to its hefty population. While the Indian government did stop the authorization of the satellite internet services, there is still hope for Indian citizens to pre-book Starlink’s broadband internet service, if the company abides by the Indian authorities’ rules.
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