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Elon Musk's Starlink granted Guernsey licence

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The firm applied to the Guernsey Competition & Regulatory Authority for a licence to operate

Elon Musk's Starlink internet provider has been granted a licence to operate in Guernsey.

The company, which applied for the licence earlier in June, uses Musk's Space X technology to provide wi-fi.

On Wednesday, the Guernsey Competition and Regulatory Authority (GCRA) issued Starlink a licence to operate in the Bailiwick

Starlink told the GCRA it wanted to provide fibre-like connectivity with speeds above 100 Mbps download.

The company hopes the service will be up and running in 2023.

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