It all started with a Tweet which called out on Elon Musk to come and invest in Tanzania to which Musk responded that Starlink is soon coming to Tanzania and that they are just waiting for government approvals.
The Minister for Information, Communication and Information Technology, Honourable Nape Nnauye, responded to Elon Musk’s twitter stating that the application was already reviewed and that Starlink was to meet some requirements that were outstanding.
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Twitter Tanzania went wild! Everyone was scurrying to welcome Elon Musk’s investment in Tanzania and wondering why it was taking so long. The star effect of Elon Musk is undeniable however, regulatory officials need to look past the stardom and look at the merits of the investment.
Starlink is a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX providing satellite Internet access to most of the Earth. The constellation consists of about 2000 satellites and the number is growing. Starlink is a gamechanger because it provides high-speed, low-latency broadband internet connections to parts of the planet that are traditionally underserved, like rural areas, and it also offers more competitive pricing in urban spaces. What is the process of setting up the Starlink Investment in Tanzania? The most important asset