Browsing: Starlink Ventures

  • Jumia will serve as the distributor of satellite terminals and connectivity kits for Starlink Ventures in Africa.
  • Jumia’s extensive reach throughout Africa enables it to pioneer in offering these kits.
  • E-commerce giant Jumia will initiate the sale of satellite terminals and related equipment in Nigeria.

In spite of the adverse effects of COVID-19 on Africa, the pandemic years became a significant turning point in the continent’s economic landscape. Over the course of just two years, Africa demonstrated its capabilities through its substantial growth in the realm of e-commerce. This surge in e-commerce activity underscores the immense potential that Africa holds, especially if it can bolster its Internet access infrastructure.

Notably, this potential has captured the attention of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk. He has taken proactive measures to accelerate Africa’s journey toward asserting itself in the online landscape. In recent developments, Elon Musk’s satellite internet company, Starlink Ventures, has entered