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Starlink is a satellites which is created by billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX company, and it is designed to provide low-cost internet services all over the globe. Starlink Satellite Broadband is more cheaper than traditional satellite internet and It will be able to provide high-speed broadband internet to the areas where access has been unreliable, expensive, or completely unavailable. And so far, Starlink beta testers fulfilled the promises as it is given to the user. Now beta test download speeds hover around 103 Mbps on average, and latency averages out to 39 ms.18
How to sign up for the Starlink beta
currently Starlink beta is active, more and more invites going out this year. So we just want to say that please enter your emailid and home address on the Starlink site to get your name in the list and get updates when Starlink service reached in your neighborhood. If starlink services is not available in your area yet, then you can preorder this services for $99 (Rs 7000).
The preorder price is refundable according to the data given by The Starlink website, and putting $99 “deposit” down doesn’t take guarantee that you will get Starlink internet. Starlink also informs that orders are counted on the first-come, first-served basis.
How much will Starlink internet cost?
The Starlink equipment cost is $499 and for the antenna and router a monthly price of $99.17 Sadly, that’s more than the original guesstimate cost of $80 a month,2,4,11 but it is still cheaper than some of Viasat and HughesNet’s higher-end plans which is currently available in the market.
Starlink price: $99/month.
Equipment cost: $499 for the phased array antenna and router.
In a recent Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) series, a Starlink employee said that, At present time, Starlink beta service does not have data caps.” That sounds promising to the user, but doesn’t mean unlimited Starlink data is set in stone.20
According to source Starlink kit costs $499 in the USA, Australia, and Mexico location. Starlink kit includes all the things which is used to connect the internet including Starlink, wifi router, power supply, cables, and mounting tripod. It deliver high-speed internet services up to 1 Gbps downloading or uploading speed to its users. As of now, it provides 150 Mbps speed which are reported to double up to 300 Mbps through testing. It collects some data of users which includes identity data, contact data, and profile data, and financial data like card details of monetary transactions.