Elon Musk’s high-speed internet, Starlink, plans to offer coverage in Mexico by the end of 2021 and you can already pre-register to be among the first to enjoy it.
The service, offered through Space X satellites, delivers Internet connection speeds of up to 150 Mbps.
After its launch in the United States, it is getting ready to start offering its service in Mexico. In the United States, the first country in which the Starlink tests were carried out, the rental of the equipment costs $ 499 and includes the now-iconic antenna, plus a monthly fee of $ 99.
The intention of the satellite internet company is to be an option mainly in rural and remote areas where there is no access to fiber-optic or cable connectivity.
According to the company, the installation of the terminal does not require the help of a technician and is equipped with a series of motors that automatically orient its position to achieve the best angle and direct the antenna to the sky to capture the signal. in the best way.
In terms of quality of service, Starlink promises broadband data speeds of 50 megabits per second at 150 Mb / s with 20 milliseconds at 40 ms of latency as the system is established and upgraded. But, in social networks, those who already have contracted the service, have registered speeds that exceed 200 Mbps.
If you want to be one of the first to use this internet service in Mexico, you must access the page: www.starlink.com. On the site, you will have to enter your email and country. When you choose the city or area where you are, it will be verified that you are within the coverage area. If so, it will direct you to a form where, among other information, it will also request a deposit of 99 USD.