When the Maldives was first introduced to the internet, most did not come to realise the slow proximity of the speed as they were too busy discovering this brand new technology that allowed them to connect with the rest of the world. With free access to unlimited games, being able to call and chat with people from miles away in real-time as well as listen to music and watch movies brought a new era to the entire world; the internet era.
Since the initial introduction to the Internet, the Maldives along with the rest of the world has witnessed many developments. As years went by, new providers came along with several new developments, which usually focused on providing speedier internet than the competitor company. With this, people jumped from 3G to 4G and now many are exploring the fast 5G internet connection.
With these developments, the need for getting access to fast and reliable internet became increasingly important, as work, education and even personal lives of people started heavily depending on access to good internet. Whether you’re trying to read the daily updates on the news or update others on your day-to-day social life, the need for a good internet connection is what makes it all possible.
With this need for fast and reliable internet growing in corners of the Maldives as well, the Government announced the possibility of the popular Starlink internet service being available in the Maldives. This news intrigued many, as Starlink has garnered popularity for speedy internet connections in several regions across the globe.
Following this news, the anticipation for the Starlink connection has been growing, finally rewarding those who signed up for the pre-ordered internet kit, Starlink internet finally becomes available in the Maldives from November 10th 2023!
For those who, with much anticipation, pre-ordered the Starlink internet kit, within just two short weeks a Starlink dish, antenna, a mount as well as a Wi-Fi router unit will be delivered for the price of MVR 10,300 including shipping.
While Starlink has been gaining popularity worldwide, with the internet connection becoming available in the Maldives, the country has become the first in Asia to issue licensing to the Starlink internet provider. This surely marks a new era of fast and accessible internet in the Maldives!