Sunday, 29 May 2022

Indian government tells Starlink to refund pre-orders

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Tuesday 04 January 22

Despite not having received a commercial licence in India, Starlink had been allowing customers to pre-order services from their rapidly expanding satellite constellation - but they will now be forced to issue refunds

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has long held that India will be one of the key markets for their growing low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation Starlink, with the billionaire suggesting that it will help deliver broadband to customers in hard-to-reach areas, uncovered by terrestrial operators.  Attaining a commercial licence, however, has proved much more challenging…

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has long held that India will be one of the key markets for their growing low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation Starlink, with the billionaire suggesting that it will help deliver broadband to customers in hard-to-reach areas, uncovered by terrestrial operators.  Attaining a commercial licence, however, has proved much more challenging…

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