Starlink satellite internet coming to India: All you need to know

March 2, By TVN Bureau

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Launch date in India

Starlink is planning to launch its services in India in 2022. The exact launch date has not been revealed yet. However, you can pre-book your connection via Starlink’s official website.

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Cost in India

For Indian addresses, Starlink has already started accepting pre-bookings at $99 (about Rs 7,300) towards deposit for the service. This payment is for Starlink equipment that will be installed at your address to access Internet service.

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What after payment?

Your priority access will be reserved at your location after the payment is done. This deposit is fully refundable. So, in case you change your mind, you can still get your money back.

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Payment options

Starlink accepts debit and credit cards, as well as Apple Pay for payments. However, Apply Pay is currently not available in India.

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Internet speeds

Starlink offers speeds between 50-150 Mbps during the current beta testing phase. However, Elon Musk has announced that the speeds will double up to reach 300 Mbps by the end of 2021.

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Should you subscribe?

It depends on your location and whether you have access to reliable wired or wireless broadband services.

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