Elon Musk’s Starlink plans to provide Internet access via satellite in Malaysia


Azmin (second, left) talking with SpaceX’s commercial sales director Andrew Matlock (left) after having a meeting with SpaceX in Los Angeles early on May 18. — Bernama

LOS ANGELES: Starlink, a high-speed, low-latency broadband Internet provider operated by Elon Musk’s aerospace company SpaceX, plans to expand its footprint in Malaysia to enable the country to increase its Internet penetration rate, especially in rural areas.

Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said however, several matters were still being considered by the government on Starlink’s (policy-related) proposals to introduce Internet service using satellites.

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