Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet service has announced that its operational service is now live and available to users around the country.
This occurred when the business (Starlink) announced the sale of pre-orders.
According to reports, the satellite service provider (Starlink) also said that interested clients may preorder the hardware for the gadget for $600 and that the device subscription service would cost $43 per month.
Starlink’s parent company, SpaceX, also said on Twitter on Tuesday that the service is now available for users across the nation.
“Starlink is now available in Nigeria, the first African country to receive service,” the tweet also said.
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The company also disclosed to customers via its website that users will have a 30-day trial with its device.
Reacting to the development, the minister of communication and digital economy, Isa Pantami, also described the official deployment as a great achievement.
“We have made it again.” @SpaceX: “Thank you for hosting me at your headquarters in the United States in December 2022 to complete the logistics for the deployment,” he tweeted.
In 2022, talks to secure licenses to launch the Starlink service kicked off between the company and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
The company, a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX and launched in 2019, provides satellite internet access coverage to about 46 countries and also targets global mobile phone service after 2023.