Starlink the billionaire’s satellite internet company Elon musk It already has all the permits to offer its service in Mexico and other countries in the world. However, recent reports from Ars Technica indicate that pre-orders could take years to be ready.
This medium details cases in which different users acquired the pre-order service and later moved their location a few meters from the map, using the official tool of the service, obtaining as a result a new pre-order with the date of installation planned for 2023.
One of the users reported that “I moved it from the end of my driveway to my house this morning and I just looked back and it had changed to 2022-2023.” While another stated that “I moved the location from my barn to my house which is literally 13 feet in real time and I am now in mid to late 2022.”
These “slight” changes of location, brought as consequence important adjustments in the date of installation of the service, moving the original date from 2022 to 2023, that is to say, almost a year late. This is the panorama that some of the users who pre-ordered the service will have, something that is “worrying” for new hires.
The changes could be the result of the continuous planning of this service, which has been constantly updating its website, adding new tools to further specify the location where it will be hired, which led to the new installation dates.
For now, Elon Musk’s company has not commented on the matter, leaving hundreds of users who have pre-ordered the service and received emails indicating possible delays in its installation.
When will the service begin to operate in Mexico?
Although, it is true that for now there is no confirmed date for your arrival in Mexico, the hiring of said service continues in force. For now, the company Starlink Satellite Systems México, S. de RL de CV. It already has the respective permits from the Treasury and the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) to begin its operations in the country.
How to hire Elon Musk’s satellite internet?
For a couple of months it is possible to hire the service in Mexico. Simply access the official Starlink site, enter your email and country. Once the area is selected, the site will display a message requesting more information such as name, payment method and a deposit.
Starlink promises to revolutionize the internet industry, which is why millions of people want to have the service. We will have to wait a couple of months to know more details about it.