Elon Musk announces Starlink gets Nigerian govt approval, lists what Nigerians should expect

Elon Musk announces Starlink gets Nigerian govt approval, lists what Nigerians should expect

After months of negotiation, Elon Musk has revealed his telecommunication company, Starlink has received approval to operate in Nigeria 

Starlink's global reach as the company has spent between $5 billion and $10 billion to launch thousands of satellite 

Elon Musk's company will now challenge already established MTN, Airtel, 9mobile and the other registered Internet Service Providers for market

World Richest man, Elon Musk on Friday, 27 May revealed that after months of negotiation his company, Starlink has been approved to operate in Nigeria by the Federal government. Musk’s Starlink is a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX, providing satellite Internet access coverage to 32 countries where its use has been licensed.

It is expected that Starlink provides high-speed, low-latency broadband internet across the globe. Within each coverage area, orders are fulfilled on a first-come, first-served basis. 

NCC speaks The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) confirmed to Nairametrics that it has licensed Starlink, a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX, providing satellite Internet access coverage to 32 countries. This licensing followed a visit to Nigeria by the company’s team in May last year.