The company will have the capacity to provide Internet access to 50 thousand users in Portugal and expects to reach 16 thousand by the end of the year.
The Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (Anacom) said that a meeting was held by videoconference between the president of the regulator, João Cadete de Matos, and the director of global satellite government affairs at SpaceX, Matt Botwin, in which matters related to development were discussed. constellation of Starlink satellites to provide Internet access.
At that meeting, it was reported that coverage of the entire national territory was recently completed by the satellite network already placed in orbit by SpaceX and which intend to start, by the end of June, the marketing in Portugal of its Internet access services broadband via satellite.
SpaceX created the company Space Exploration Technologies Portugal – SXPT in our country, having informed that it will have the capacity to provide internet access to 50 thousand users in Portugal, with a forecast of reaching 16 thousand users by the end of 2021