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Pakistan clamps down on Starlink pre-orders

Pakistan is echoing India in its decision to ban Elon Musk’s Starlink from soliciting pre-orders to its broadband-by-satellite system. Pakistan’s Telecommunication Authority (PTA) announced on January 19th that Starlink had neither applied for, nor obtained, any licence from the PTA to provide Internet services to the country. “The directions came in the wake of reports […]

January 24, 2022By Chris Forrester

Starlink in licensing discussions with ICASA

Elon Musk’s Starlink broadband-by-satellite system has added South Africa as a target market. South Africa’s media and telecoms regulator ICASA (Independent Communication Authority of South Africa) confirming that SpaceX is in discussion with the reguklator about obtaining a licence to operate in the country. To operate in South Africa and to provide its satellite-based internet […]

February 16, 2021By Chris Forrester