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Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has expressed delight at the launch of Elon Musk's SpaceX's broadband service Starlink in Nigeria.
Buhari stated that with the start of Starlink operations in the country, Nigeria now has 100% broadband penetration, and that Nigeria is the first and only African country to enjoy Starlink rollout thus far.
The President made these remarks in a tweet to his verified Twitter account on Thursday night.
"We are delighted that Starlink services have been deployed in Nigeria, making us the first African country — and so far the only one — to benefit from this rollout," he wrote. With the deployment of Starlink, Nigeria now has 100 percent broadband penetration."
According to Nigerianwatch, Elon Musk's SpaceX confirmed the deployment of Starlink in Nigeria in a tweet on Monday, stating that Nigeria was the first African country to benefit from its services.
"Starlink is now available in Nigeria - the first African country to receive service," it tweeted.
According to NigerianWatch, Starlink aims to provide a global broadband network by using a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites to provide high-speed internet coverage in rural and geographically isolated areas.
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