Pre-orders for SpaceX‘s satellite-based internet service, Starlink, are now available in India starting from $99 (around Rs 7,200). Its super-fast internet connectivity will be made available in India in 2022 (there’s no exact date just yet). Elon Musk-backed satellite-based internet service is still in beta-testing and will be made “available to a limited number of users per coverage area at this time” says its website, with “orders will be fulfilled on a first-come, first-served basis.”
The news of Elon Musk’s Starlink is coming to India and has started pre-order comes after Musk confirmed that Tesla will be hitting the Indian roads soon. As reported by CNBC, SpaceX is “accepting pre-orders for Starlink for $99 (around Rs 7,200), and a $499 for ordering its kit plus shipping.” According to its website’s FAQ section “The Starlink kit includes a wifi router, power supply, cables, and mounting tripod.”
Here’s how you can pre-order Starlink in India?
- Go to the official Starlink website by clicking here and check the availability of the services in your area by entering the address, city name, or postal code.
- After that click order now to pre-book the service. After clicking you will be redirected to a page where you have to fill in the details such as their first and last name, phone number, and email address.
- After that to place the order it will ask you to pay the “fully refundable” $99 (around Rs 7,200 for users in India) by credit card or other online methods.
- Then you will get the billing information, with a clear message that “the service will be available depending on various regulatory approvals.”