SpaceX’s Starlink is starting to become increasingly available in different parts of the world.
Today SpaceX posted a photo on Twitter showing the world map with countries color coded based on Starlink availability.
The satellite internet provider has informed its mass audience that it will now be available in 32 countries around the world. The tweet read, “Starlink is now available in 32 countries worldwide. People ordering from areas marked ‘available’ will have their Starlink shipped immediately.”
Starlink is now available in 32 countries around the world. People ordering in areas marked “available” will have their Starlink shipped immediately → https://t.co/slZbTmHdml pic.twitter.com/CecM1pkf5D
—SpaceX (@SpaceX) May 13, 2022
Along with covering more countries, the company also touched on delivering the satellite dishes to its customers, saying they will be “shipped out immediately.”
Starlink in 32 counties
SpaceX’s Starlink satellites are also unfortunately notorious for slow and delayed product shipping. Almost every user on any social media platform be it Twitter or Reddit has complained about how long it took for their Starlink satellite dish to arrive.
Seeing how the announcement was made, it shouldn’t have come as a shock to users who know the most common complaint they always receive.
Today’s announcement, with the assurance that it will ship immediately, is sure to come as a relief to those waiting to get their hands on Starlink.
In late March, SpaceX released a map showing where Starlink internet service would be available.
According to The Verge, SpaceX has updated Starlink map availability by region, showing locations where internet is “available”, “waiting list” and “coming soon”.
A snapshot of the service’s availability map was posted by Starlink on Twitter. The screenshot reveals that the service is “available” in most of Europe and North America, as well as parts of South America, Australia, and New Zealand. Zeeland.
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Starlink, SpaceX’s internet satellite, is on a mission to provide the world with a reliable internet connection.
Starlink is SpaceX’s capital-intensive project to build an interconnected internet network through the use of thousands of satellites, known in the space industry as a constellation, to deliver high-speed, reliable internet to customers. all over the planet.
Since emerging from beta testing in late 2021, SpaceX has made steady progress expanding Starlink service. By September 2021, it was providing service to consumers in a dozen different countries, and by February 2022, that number had grown to 25 countries.
Compared to earlier this year, when SpaceX said Starlink was only available in 25 countries, the number of countries now supported by Starlink has increased to 32.
As reported by Mashable, Starlink subscription prices have increased since March. Monthly service fee increased from $99 to $110 and one-time dishwashing fee increased from $499 to $549.
However, despite the significant price increase, SpaceX’s Starlink has introduced a new feature called “Portability”, which allows customers to take their Starlink internet with them wherever they go. This can be useful when traveling. However, consumers will be charged an additional $25 per month for using this service.
Much of the UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy are among the countries where Starlink is currently available.
Outside of Europe, parts of Australia, Chile, and Brazil are also on the list of countries where Starlink is currently available. Almost the entire South American continent, as well as parts of Africa and Asia, are now classified as “coming soon”, with availability expected to begin in the first half of 2023.
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