SpaceX is continuously expanding Starlink access all around the globe and it’s now available in Iceland, another Nordic island nation. The inhabitants of this country are now eligible to get unhindered satellite-powered internet anytime.
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 9, 2023
Previously, the internet service from SpaceX launched in Brazil and before that in Spain. Also, Elon Musk has confirmed that SpaceX is awaiting for confirmation to expand further in Africa after Nigeria.
— Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (@ProfIsaPantami) January 31, 2023
Speaking of which, Rwanda Space Agency issued a license to SpaceX Starlink to operate in Rwanda on February 6. Rwanda is located in the East Africa region.
@RwandaSpace issued a license to @SpaceX's Starlink, to operate in #Rwanda.
“This is another milestone in our journey to leverage space capabilities for national development. #Satcoms will aid to achieve #Rwanda's digital inclusion targets"
said @FRANCISNGABO, CEO of @rwandaspace https://t.co/CVHRGvlRLg
— Rwanda Space Agency (@RwandaSpace) February 6, 2023
During the recent earthquake in Turkey, Elon Musk offered Starlink for the country and announced to send help but the country’s government refused, which was widely criticized.