Kenyans have gone gaga, calling upon Elon Musk’s satellite to be launched in Kenya without wasting much time. The netizens, claimed that Safaricom, the current leading Internet service provider has been in the market for long and it is time, they try another service.
Elon Musk’s satellite Internet firm Starlink has announced that it will launch its services in Kenya in the second quarter of this year. According to the Nation publication, Musk’s satellite is targeting to start operation by June.
“Order now to reserve your Starlink. Starlink is targeting service in your area starting in Q2 2023. Availability is subject to regulatory approval. Within each coverage area, orders are fulfilled on a first-come, first-served basis,” the Company reported via their website.
Elon Musk’s satellite provider said they are targeting Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa and Nakuru among other towns in starting from the three months ending June this 2023 and trace their progress.
However, Mask will encounter stiff competition from Safaricom and Zuku who have been in the game for long winning over Kenyans trust.
According to the Nation publication, Safaricom is reported to have invested billions of shillings in the past five years to improve their services to Kenyans and now in Ethiopia. Safaricom has been fixing data network in homes in the face of growing online streaming services like Netflix and YouTube.
Elon Musk’s satellite Internet firm is reported to be delivering their Internet from the Satellite which might be a little more faster and more reliable.
“Starlink’s high-speed, low-latency service is made possible via the world’s largest constellation of highly advanced satellites operating in a low orbit around the Earth,” the company added on their website.
Kenyan Netizens flooded the Nation Media Wall to welcome Elon Musk’s satellite Internet firm in Kenya ahead of Elon visit.
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