Tanzania is set to allow Musk's Starlink Satellite Internet Services.

By The Exchange Team

Did you know that there are over 3250 satellites in your Lower Earth Orbit? The figure isn't surprising, but that's not what is impressive.

Impressive is that the entire satellite constellation is owned by a single company, Elon Musk's Starlink.

The world's richest guy wants 42,000 satellites in Lower Earth Orbit to speed up internet everywhere .

Tanzania will become Starlink's fourth African country to authorise LEO satellite internet service in 2023.

Even though Tanzania has installed 7,910Km of fibre optic cable called the National ICT Broadband Backbone (NICTBB).

Through cheaper connectivity, East Africa's second largest economy hopes to grow its digital economy.

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