In what is becoming a common occurrence, SpaceX has expanded once again and announced the latest country to get Starlink services.
Per a Tweet from the SpaceX account on Friday, Colombia is the latest country to get the satellite internet service.
Starlink ahora está disponible en todo Colombia → https://t.co/slZbTmZmAt
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 3, 2023
Colombia joins a growing list of South American countries to get Starlink services, with Peru coming online late in January. In comparison, Chile and Brazil came online back in 2021 and 2022, respectively.
Over the next few months, we should see Ecuador and Panama come online. With Costa Rica and El Salvador coming in the second quarter of 2023, according to the Starlink availability map.
The cost of the hardware in Colombia is 2,200,000 COP, and the cost of the service is 210,000 COP per month. To put that into perspective, Starlink services cost $60 CDN per month and $637 CDN for the hardware.
This is not going to be affordable for all Colombians, but it will provide yet another internet option that will work throughout the countryside.