New Delhi: The Department of Telecommunications has warned Indian citizens not to buy Elon Musk’s Starlink internet services in India as it is not yet licensed in the country. In a statement, the Department of Telecommunications asked Elon Musk’s company to obtain a license before offering satellite-based services. The government stated that ‘Starlink Internet Services’ is not licensed to offer satellite-based internet services in India, which are being advertised to the public. (elon musk starlink)
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Started pre-selling/booking of internet services
Government stated that it has been learned that M/s Starlink has started pre-selling/booking of satellite based Starlink internet services in India. The same is evident from the website of Starlink (www.starlink.com), wherein satellite based internet services can be booked by users in the Indian region.
Starlink is not a licensee (elon musk starlink)
Starlink needs to obtain the requisite license from the Department of Telecommunications to provide satellite based services in India. The government also warned the citizens. It is hereby informed to the public at large that the said company has not obtained any license/authorization for providing satellite based internet services which are being booked on their website. In view of the fact that Starlink is not a licensee, the public is advised not to subscribe to the advertised Starlink services. The government has asked the company to comply with the Indian regulatory framework for providing satellite based communication services and refrain from booking satellite internet services in India with immediate effect. (elon musk starlink)