Starlink acquires licence for satellite internet in the Czech Republic

 Starlink acquires license for satellite internet  in the Czech Republic

SpaceX-owned Starlink satellite internet operator will probably start providing its services in the Czech Republic soon. It has already obtained regulatory approval.

 

According to Czech server Lupa.cz, it's not immediately clear whether end services will officially be available to Czech users in two weeks, though some media reports opined that it could launch service in the Czech Republic as early as September 1, 2021

The site goes on to report that though it's possible to check availability for Czech addresses on the starlink.com website, Starlink will not actually cover the territory until 2022.

Lupa reports that the September date possibly indicates the beginning of connection testing or that "the information provided by the company is out of date."

However, Starlink’s Irish branch has notified the Czech Telecommunications Authority of the commencement of the services in accordance with an entry in the public register of electronic communications entrepreneurs under the General Power of Attorney. He pointed it out on Twitter Radek Zajíc.

The beta version of the service is already available in 12 countries, including neighboring Germany and Austria, in some other countries there are private tests, but Czechia is probably not among them.

Starlink has already launched over 1,700 satellites into orbit, about 1,400 of which are fully functional. But Elon Musk would like to have tens of thousands of satellites in orbit.

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