Starlink Enables MPesa and Mobile Money Payment For Users in Kenya

Kenya users can now buy 50GB of data for just 1300 Ksh

By Joseph-Albert Kuuire 1 Min Read

Starlink, the space internet company from SpaceX, has introduced a new pricing for Kenyan users starting today.


Users of Starlink will be able to purchase 50GB of data starting at 1300 Ksh (~$10) and users will be able to make payments via MPesa and Airtel Money.

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Starlink launched its services in Kenya in 2023. Consumers can purchase Starlink’s hardware, which includes the Starlink dish antenna, WiFi router, cables, and base, for 45,500 Ksh (~$350). The monthly fee for internet service is 6500 Ksh (~$50) for unlimited data.

Between The Lines

In March this year, it was reported that Starlink had doubled the number of Satellite users in the country since its launch last year.

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Joseph-Albert Kuuire is the creator, editor, and journalist at Tech Labari. Email: Twitter: @jakuuire
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