June 6, 2023
Pakistan Technology

Pakistan explores affordable broadband with SpaceX’s Starlink

Starlink Launches Global Internet Package, Allowing Subscribers to Connect Anywhere in the World

Pakistan’s IT and Telecommunication sector has received a significant boost as Director of Global Licensing and Market Activation at SpaceX, Ryan Goodnight, met with the Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Syed Aminul Haq, to discuss the registration of SpaceX’s Starlink in Pakistan.

According to the Minister, Starlink has already registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). The meeting aimed to explore how Starlink’s satellite internet services could provide affordable broadband services in every corner of Pakistan.

The Minister expressed optimism that Starlink’s services could significantly reduce operational costs for telecom operators, even in remote areas where inactive mobile towers could be activated at low cost. “Our main objective is to provide broadband services to every corner of Pakistan at affordable tariffs,” the Minister said. “Starlink can play an important role in this regard.”

Ryan Goodnight thanked the Minister for his cooperation and appreciated Pakistan’s progress in the IT and Telecommunication sector. “Basic steps are complete, and now we are ready to go fast,” Ryan added.

If successfully implemented, Starlink’s services in Pakistan could revolutionize the country’s telecommunications industry by providing faster and more affordable internet services, even in remote areas. This could be a significant step towards achieving the goal of a connected Pakistan

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *