Satellite Internet Starlink will be available in the Philippines before the end of 2022

Satellite Internet Starlink will be available in the Philippines before the end of 2022

According to network sources, the satellite Internet Starlink of the United States company SpaceX will be operating in the Philippines by the end of 2022 and will be available to remote residents of some 7,100 islands, as announced recently by the Secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology of the Philippines, Ivan John Wu.

The Government of the island State, with a population of about 110 million since 2017, has supported the initiative to introduce free Wi-Fi Internet access in public places, thus enabling Filipinos to access digital public services and economic services.

, "Iván John Wuy commented on this question.

The source notes that the Philippine authorities have long been in contact with representatives of SpaceX and Ilona Maska at the end of last year to establish a Philippine unit to qualify for domestic communications services. SpaceX is reportedly planning to launch a satellite Internet in the Philippines later this year.