In Brazil, the internet provided by SpaceX’s Starlink satellites reached an average speed of 71.33 Mbps between the months of July and September. The data comes from the Minha Conexão ranking, a quarterly survey that analyzes general employment in cities and workers across the country.
According to data from Minha Conexão, Starlink internet reaches 103.12 Mbps in Santa Catarina, the fastest in Brazil. On the other hand, Rio Grande do Norte recorded 28.47 Mbps, the best performance in the country. In São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, the speed recorded was 74.56 Mbps and 78.67 Mbps, respectively.
Last year, the telecommunications company Ookla evaluated Starlink’s internet performance in various regions. The results show that Starlink has a download speed of 128.38 Mbps in Brazil, surpassing competitors such as Viasat and HughesNet.
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SpaceX, a company founded by Elon Musk, claims that its internet can reach 220 Mbps download speed, with latency of up to 50 milliseconds. The company recommends Starlink for users in remote areas without the use of fiber optics.
Starlink Internet in Brazil
SpaceX launched the Starlink project in 2019 and, in 2022, the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) approved the service in Brazil until 2027. To use it, you must buy devices that include antennas and routers.
Previously, the monthly fee for the service cost R$ 530 every month, but in May, SpaceX announced a 20% discount for Brazilian users. So, Starlink internet now costs R$ 184, excluding tax.
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