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Elon Musk's Starlink Can Bring High-Speed Internet to India by 2021. Here's What's Stopping Them

News18 | 19/11/2020 10:42 AM | Click to read full article

Elon Musk may have hinted at Tesla factories in India multiple times and never followed through, but his SpaceX's Starlink may be here before the cars ever do. SpaceX has allegedly suggested that the Indian government should consider allowing satellite-based broadband technologies to operate in India by updating policies.

The company also mentioned that fixed terrestrial wires and wireless technologies came with an “inherent infrastructure expense based on a cost per kilometre” that made it difficult to scale.