Starlink in Nigeria: Elon Musk’s Starlink has gotten the go-ahead from the FG to operate in Nigeria. Starlink is a low latency broadband internet network established to satisfy the necessities of consumers in villages with a poor internet connections across the world.
Simply put, Starlink will provide a fast internet network service to rural areas or villages in Nigeria. In his viral tweet on Friday, May 27th 2022, Elon Musk confirmed that the satellite Internet service has gotten the approval to operate in Nigeria and Mozambique.
To connect the Starlink to your home you’ll need to set up a small satellite dish at your home to acquire the signal and pass the bandwidth on to your router. And to know the best location to mount the Starlink dish, you can download the Starlink App for Android and iOS. The app uses augmented reality, which can help you choose the best direction and position for your receivers.
But what is the price of a Starlink dish in Nigeria? How do you register to start using Startlink internet in Nigeria? And will the availability of Starlink in Nigeria render MTN and Glo networks useless? Well, the answer to the latter is No. But instead, Starlink in Nigeria will give competition to existing network providers such as MTN, Airtel, Glo and others.