Elon Musk’s Internet Service Starlink Will Be Available in the Philippines Soon

In case you didn’t know, Elon Musk’s SpaceX has a satellite internet unit called Starlink…and it will be available here in the Philippines this year!

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk speaks with Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, Superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy, during the Ira C. Eaker Distinguished Speaker Presentation in the Academy’s Arnold Hall on April 7, 2022 in Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Trevor cokley)

The registration of Starlink Internet Services Philippines Inc. (Starlink) was approved by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) in May last year. Now, Starlink’s broadband service is reportedly set to enter the Philippine market within the first quarter.

Also read: NTC Approves Elon Musk’s Satellite Internet Provider, Starlink

This is according to its local partner, Data Lake Inc. “We are excited to finally introduce Starlink to the Philippine market by Q1 2023,” Vice Chairman and CEO Anthony Almeda announced. He also added that the high-speed, low-latency broadband internet service will be “game-changing” for the country.

Photo: Starlink.com

So, how much is Starlink Philippines? Well, the Manila-based firm earlier stated that each Starlink unit will be offered at $599 (roughly Php 32K), while the monthly connectivity service fee with 200 Mbps download speed will be offered at $99 (roughly Php 5K).

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