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Starlink in India

Satellite Internet Company of Elon Musk, Starlink, is facing a tough time in Indian market. Starlink’s India head Sanjay Bhargava also announced to quit the company. Highlights Starlink rolled out internet services quietly in India, in early 2021. But it was forced to shut down services after government intervention. In November 2021, the Department of ..

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China- Elon Musk Space Tussle

Recently, Chinese citizens lashed out against Elon Musk’s space programme, after China complained that its space station had to take evasive action in order to avoid collision with satellites launched by Musk’s Starlink programme. Highlights As per China, satellites from Starlink Internet Services had two close encounters with Chinese Space Station on July 1 and ..

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Why is Govt asking people not to subscribe to Starlink Internet Services?

Indian Government cautioned people not to subscribe to Starlink Internet Services, which is led by Elon Musk-led SpaceX’s satellite broadband arm Starlink. Key Points Government is doing so because, the internet service is not licensed yer to offer satellite-based internet services in India. Department of Telecom has also directed Starlink to comply with regulatory framework ..

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SpaceX incorporates subsidiary in India

Elon Musk-owned SpaceX has incorporated its wholly-owned subsidiary in India on November 1, 2021 to start local broadband operations. Key Facts The satellite broadband arm of SpaceX, Starlink, aims to start broadband services in India from December 2022. It has 2 lakh active terminals subject to permission from the Indian government. The subsidiary has been named as ..

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