Nov. 28, 2021

Ministry of Communications has said that Starlink Internet Services is not licensed to offer satellite-based internet services in India as being advertised to the public.


  • 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.