Starlink Lithuania, a tech company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, will begin offering satellite internet services later this year or in 2022, according to Lithuanian Economy and Innovation Minister Aušrinė Armonaitė.
“It's good news for Lithuanian businesses, science, consumers who need faster internet, and for the whole of Lithuania,” she told reporters on Tuesday night after her meeting with SpaceX representatives Matt Botwin and Diana Kelley.
There are currently more than 1,100 Starlink satellites in the Earth's orbit, a number that is due to increase to some 12,000.
Starlink Lithuania company, headed by Lauren Ashley Dreyer, was registered in early June.
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