Musk’s satellite internet enters Southeast Asia

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Musk’s satellite internet enters Southeast Asia

`Starlink is approved by the Philippines,` Elon Musk tweeted in late May with a link about the Philippines’ telecommunications regulator approving his satellite Internet service.

Elon Musk.

Compared to other places, Southeast Asia is considered one of the poor regions of Asia and Internet speed is not really high.

For a region with many islands like Southeast Asia, satellite Internet has a clear advantage, as the Philippines currently has more than 7,000 islands.

Currently, Elon Musk’s company’s service reaches download speeds of 100 to 200 MB/s, higher than regular Internet services in the area.

Southeast Asians also spend a lot of time online.

The Philippines is one of the countries supporting satellite Internet.

However, one of the obstacles when deploying satellite Internet is cost.

In Vietnam, last year the SpaceX website also announced the goal of coverage in some areas next year.

However, many people believe that it is not easy for Musk’s business to spread in Vietnam.

Starlink is SpaceX’s ambitious plan to provide Internet coverage globally.

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