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!
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.
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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