Starlink Expands African Footprint with New Office Establishment in Kenya


Starlink, a subsidiary of SpaceX, has recently inaugurated its first service in Africa in Nigeria and is now setting up its inaugural physical office in Kenya.

The company specializes in satellite internet and has announced a job opening for a Global Licensing Activation Manager in Sub-Saharan Africa. This role will involve managing a range of countries and coordinating internally and with external parties. The main objective is to obtain the necessary licensing for Starlink to operate as an Internet service provider. This step is crucial for enabling Starlink to connect people and businesses worldwide in the foreseeable future.

The position is located in Nairobi, Kenya, and involves reporting to the team in MacGregor, TX, as stated by the company.

In a tweet in January, Starlink revealed its inaugural African launch in Nigeria.

“Starlink is now available in Nigeria – the first African country to receive service,” stated the tweet. Following Nigeria, Starlink’s services have been initiated in Kenya, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Zambia, Rwanda, and Eswatini.




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