Starlink Hardware And Subscription Prices In Nigeria

It is no longer news that billionaire Elon Musk’s super speed Starlink internet service has launched in Nigeria and it is getting a lot of Nigerians talking. This talk, mostly, has been centred around how much it would cost to acquire and install the hardware as well as the Starlink subscription prices in Nigeria.

If you are reading this article and are interested in knowing the Starlink subscription prices to help you plan your next move, read to the end because this article will tell you how much it will cost you to acquire the service and get value for your money.

Before we proceed to the main topic of this article, it may interest you to know that the speed of the Starlink internet is unlike anything that has been witnessed in Nigeria until now. Neither of MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9Mobile or any other internet broadband providers match the speed of Starlink. So fasten your seat belt, let’s move!

What Is Starlink

Starlink is a satellite constellation system that seeks to provide worldwide internet access. This technique is best suited for remote, geographically isolated places with poor or nonexistent internet connectivity.

Starlink, a project by SpaceX to build a global broadband network, uses a constellation of LEO satellites to deliver high-speed internet access. Elon Musk created SpaceX, also known as Space Exploration Technologies Corp., as a privately held manufacturer of rockets and spacecraft in 2002.

How Much Is Starlink Hardware and  Subscription In Nigeria

The SpaceX’s Starlink hardware price and subscription plan in Nigeria has been reduced to N274,098 and N19,260 per month, respectively, by Elon Musk’s satellite company.

When preordering the hardware last year, several Nigerians made the initial payment in dollars. But now that the corporation quotes its costs in naira, Nigerians can use their naira debit card to make purchases.

Nigeria becomes the first African nation to get a Starlink signal, as was announced by Isa Pantami, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy.

He tweeted: “We have made it again. @SpaceX thank you for hosting me in your headquartersUSA, in December 2022 to complete the logistics for the deployment.”

Remember that the Minister claimed last week that Starlink’s satellite service, which spans the whole nation, has allowed Nigeria to reach 100% broadband coverage. He claims that the National Broadband Plan (NBP 2020-2025) set a goal for Nigeria to reach 90% broadband coverage by the year 2025, but because to the licensing of Starlink, Nigerians may now access high-speed internet from wherever in the nation.

Benefits Of Starlink Internet To Nigeria

1. Heightened competition

Since Starlink is now competing with companies like MTN, Airtel, Globacom, 9mobile, and hundreds of other Internet service providers in Nigeria offering services via various technologies, such as fiber and satellite, the competition in the market for providing internet services in Nigeria is anticipated to get more fierce as a result of the price cut.

2. Starlink’s selling feature is its speed

According to the company’s website, Nigerians using Starlink would see download rates of 50–200 Mbps. Bello Gbadebo, one of the service’s first customers in Nigeria, confirmed the speed, claiming that after the initial test, it increased to roughly 240Mbps.

Leave a Comment

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

Scroll to Top