Elon Musk’s Starlink is now offering its products in Uruguay

Elon Musk’s Starlink is now offering its products in Uruguay
Elon Musk’s Starlink is now offering its products in Uruguay

The company of Elon Musk announced that it is now available in the Uruguay the official store of Starlink to be able to access all the products offered by the technology entrepreneur.

In this way, Uruguayans will be able to access Starlink, the project designed and operated by the company of the millionaire magnate, Elon Musk, SpaceX. This is the world’s first satellite constellation to use low Earth orbit to deliver broadband internet.

Thus, through Free market, Uruguayans will be able to access one of the best satellite internet services in the world, due to its low latency and high speed.

Starlink prices in Latin America

As in Uruguay, in Argentina The service was also launched at the same time last year. The price of the hardware, which is already published on the sales page, is $13,460, while the monthly cost of the residential service is around $1,900 and the roaming service is $3,099 per month.

Meanwhile, in Brazil The cost of the monthly residential service is $58, while the hardware and shipping costs $612. Meanwhile, Chili It costs $57 and the cost of the hardware and shipping is a total of $570.

Other countries like Peru and Colombia They are priced at $60 and $46 respectively, while the price of the hardware is $481 for Colombia and $464 for Peru. In the meantime, Mexico, The service costs $60 per month and the cost of hardware and shipping is around $455.

The controversy surrounding Starlink

At the end of March, the president of Antel for him Broad Front (FA), Daniel Larrosa, He criticized that a report was not presented on the impacts that the arrival of the Uruguay from Elon Musk’s company, Starlink.

In the middle of that month, the Communications Services Regulatory Unit (Ursec) granted the class B license to the company Starlink satellite internet service —owned by billionaire Elon Musk—, which will allow it to offer this type of connection in Uruguay.

Ursec awarded the Class B Telecommunications License to Starlink Uruguay SRL along with the authorization to provide the data transmission service through its network of low-orbit satellites in the national territory, after the US company made the corresponding request for it, as reported by Ámbito at the end of January.

Faced with this, Larrosa denounced that the file does not have any of the National Telecommunications Directorate (Dinatel), belonging to the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (Miem)on the possible effects that the arrival of the mango company in the country would have.

In this regard, he said that it is a common type of management of the current administration. “Things are approved without reports. This is a habitual way of operating during this administration,” he indicated in dialogue with the radio program Nada Que Perder and added that the same thing happened with portability and with the decision of the cable operators.

Source: Ambito

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