Jio vs SpaceX: Elon Musk’s Entry will change the world of internet, These major changes will happen. So let’s know how?
Tech786: The Indian telecom industry is currently dominated by Reliance Jio, the country’s richest man Mukesh Ambani’s company, which could get a fierce competition from the world’s richest man Elon Musk. Actually, Elon Musk’s company, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) Starlink project is expected to come to India. After which major changes will be seen in the Indian telecom industry. The SpaceX company is initially trying to land in India with 100 Mbps satellite based internet service. The company can start its service in countries like India and China with a market of 1 trillion dollars.
What is Starlink?
Starlink is an orbiting satellite service on Earth, providing broadband internet connection. With this service, good internet service can be reached in far-flung areas of the country. For this, the company has launched about 1,000 satellites. Also, SpaceX is rapidly increasing the number of satellites. The company is preparing to launch 12,000 desk size satellites by the year 2027. Also installing the station at the ground level. According to SpaceX, its internet speed will be between 50Mbps to 150Mbps.
What will be the benefit?
India is a large internet user market with 700 million internet subscribers. Their number is expected to increase to 974 million by 2025. The current average internet speed in India is 12 Mbps. However, with the advent of 5G, internet speed is expected to increase in India. But it may take time to reach fast internet service in villages and remote areas.
But this work can be completed sooner than SpaceX’s Starlink project. This provides speeds up to 150 Mbps. Also, this service will be available at a lower price. Explain that laying fiber optic cables in remote areas is very expensive. In such a situation, with the help of satellite based internet service of Elon Musk, it can be reached inexpensively in a short time.
Elon Musk Asked for permission from the government
According to the Analyticsindiamag website, Elon Musk has sought permission from the Government of India to operate satellite-based broadband technology in India. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India released a consultation paper in August last year to promote broadband connectivity in India. In response, SpaceX’s Satellite Government Affairs Patricia Cooper said that StarLink’s high-speed satellite network will help in the goal of connecting all people in India with broadbank connectivity.
Last Updated on February 7, 2021 by admin