Which of the following Project’s network is not licensed to internet services in India?
A. Reliance Jio
The government of India reported that Elon Musk’s Starlink Internet Services is not licensed to offer satellite-based internet services in India, and advised the public not to subscribe to the services that are being advertised by the company without a requisite licence
It has come to notice that Starlink has started pre-selling or booking of the satellite based Starlink Internet Services in India and the same is also evident from the website of Starlink wherein satellite-based internet services can be booked by users in Indian territory.
For rendering satellite-based services in India, requisite licenses from Department of Telecommunications under the Ministry of Communications is required.
The Ministry informed the public at large that the company has not obtained any license or authorization for rendering satellite-based internet services that are being booked on their website.
Starlink is a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX providing satellite Internet access to most of the Earth.
The constellation consists of over 1600 satellites in mid-2021, and will eventually consist of many thousands of mass-produced small satellites in low Earth orbit (LEO), which communicate with designated ground transceivers.