Starlink, which will provide low-latency high-speed internet in India, is seeking a rural transformation manager in the country.
“In this role, you will be a critical member in determining the successful adoption of Starlink by local communities in India,” the company said in a latest job posting, first seen by an unofficial fan group called “Tesla Club India”.
The Director of Rural Transformation will be responsible for helping selected geographies achieve measurable and time-bound GDP and sustainability goals through the deployment of Starlink technology.
He or she will be responsible for partnering with the Country Director and possibly managing the Regional Directors as Starlink grows.
The company’s affordable satellite broadband services are targeted in India in 2022, although their availability is subject to regulatory approvals.
According to SpaceX, he is also looking for a “motivated executive assistant to support our local team in India.”
âThis role will work closely with HR and the management team to manage all office administration, assist with event planning and facilitate the day-to-day and smooth running of the office,â the company added.
Starlink has already registered its business in India and is in the process of applying for licenses in the country, according to Bhargava.
“Happy to share that SpaceX now has a 100% owned subsidiary in India. The name is SSCPL – Starlink Satellite Communications Private Limited and the date of incorporation is November 1, 2021. We can now start applying for licenses, open new businesses. bank accounts, etc., âBhargava said in a LinkedIn post earlier this month.
Starlink has announced that it will initially focus on 10 rural constituencies in Lok Sabha to provide internet services.
âWe will probably focus on 10 rural constituencies in Lok Sabha for 80% of the Starlink terminals shipped to India. The number of pre-orders from rural constituencies will be a factor that will help us select target constituencies,â Bhargava said.
Starlink recently shipped 100,000 terminals to its customers. The project aims to provide global broadband connectivity through a constellation of satellites.
SpaceX began satellite launches in November 2019 and opened its $ 99 per month beta program for select customers about a year later.
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