New Delhi: Elon Musk’s company SpaceX’s satellite internet service Starlink is going to be launched in India soon. With the launch of this service, the existing telecom companies like Jio and Airtel in India are likely to face a tough challenge.
Starlink’s service is expected to launch in India by the end of 2023. SpaceX has applied for a license from the Indian government for this service. After getting the license, the company will start launching satellites in India.
The biggest feature of Starlink’s service is that it can provide internet connection from anywhere. This will require users to purchase only a small device. After installing this device users can access the internet immediately.
The price of Starlink’s service is not yet clear. However, the company has said that the service will be more affordable than other satellite internet services.
Starlink’s service can give a tough challenge to the existing telecom companies like Jio and Airtel in India. These companies will need to strengthen their networks so that they can compete with Starlink’s service.
Possible impact of Starlink service launch in India
The launch of Starlink’s service in India is likely to have the following impacts:
- Increase in Internet penetration in India: Starlink’s service is likely to increase Internet penetration even in remote areas of India.
- Growth in the Indian economy: Increase in internet access is likely to boost the Indian economy.
- Increase in Indian Competition: Starlink’s service is likely to increase competition in the telecom sector in India.
Overall, the launch of Starlink’s service in India is likely to have a positive impact on internet access, economy and competition in India.