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Elon Musk’s Starlink Ready to Provide Internet Services in Pakistan

Elon Musk’s company Starlink Internet Services has officially registered itself with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to provide internet services in Pakistan through satellite.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication on Monday, SpaceX Director for Global Licensing and Market Activation Ryan Goodnight met Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Syed Aminul Haq to discuss the registration of SpaceX’s Starlink.

The meeting was held to explore how Starlink’s quickest and least expensive satellite internet services could open the door for reasonably priced broadband services throughout Pakistan.

The minister expressed the optimism that even in remote areas Starlink’s services could significantly lower the operational costs of telecom operators.

The minister stated, “Our main goal is to provide broadband services to every area of Pakistan at a reasonable price,” adding, “Starlink can play a significant role in this regard.”

Ryan Goodnight expressed his appreciation for Pakistan’s growth in the IT and telecom sectors and thanked the minister for his cooperation. Ryan said, “The fundamentals are finished, and we are now prepared to go quickly.”

Starlink Satellite Broadband is Now Officially Registered in Pakistan

Elon Musk’s famous satellite internet service has reportedly registered to operate and provide internet services in Pakistan. This is a huge development for Pakistan’s IT and Telecommunication sector, especially since freelancers can get high-speed connectivity and efficiency in their work.

The Director of Global Licensing and Market Activation at Space, Ryan Goodnight, called on the Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Syed Aminul Haq, to discuss the registration of Space’s Starlink in Pakistan.

Telecom operators in far-flung areas will now be able to access the internet through Starlink’s services, which could significantly reduce their operating costs. Even in remote areas, where inactive towers could be activated at a low cost, the Minister expressed optimism about Starlink’s services reducing telecom operators’ operating costs.

During his speech, Ryan Goodnight expressed his appreciation for the Minister’s full cooperation and the progress Pakistan has made in the field of IT and telecommunications. We have completed the basic steps, and now we are ready to move forward quickly,” Ryan said.

Starlink Back to Date

Starlink Internet Services Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd (Starlink) which is owned by Starlink Holdings
Netherlands BV, applied for an LDI license for Pakistan on 24th February 2022 along with 14 x LL licenses for all Telecom Regions of Pakistan on 29th April 2022.

Starlink Network Across The Country

North America is the first continent where Space Starlink was launched in August 2020, the United States being the first country to connect with the product.

Starlink is a satellite-based internet constellation that provides internet access to 57 countries around the world (at the time of publication). You can see more at Starlink’s official live map.