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Starlink announced the Dominican Republic becomes the first Caribbean country to offer the company’s fast Internet service. The DR is the third to offer the service in Latin America.

The company says the service is available ” across the Dominican Republic.” Users can expect low latency and download speeds up to 250Mb/s, says the company. To order Starlink, visit Starlink.com and enter your service address. The map provided shows a waitlist for service in Greater Santo Domingo. The map indicates it is available for other areas of the Dominican Republic. There is a one-time RD$38,900 hardware charge and a monthly fee of RD$7,080.

President Luis Abinader announced the new service when visiting the SpaceX headquarters during the Americas Summit held in June 2022 in Los Angeles, California. The satellite offers bandwidth with low Ping (latency) and worldwide coverage at a low...

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