KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Satellite fleet operator Measat, which used its own money to pioneer rural satellite broadband in Malaysia, is now part of a joint government-industry connectivity program with an unexpected new player: SpaceX Starlink.
Starlink entered the scene in July when the Malaysian government, in a deal that included a Tesla investment in the country, agreed with SpaceX’s Elon Musk to allow Starlink to create a subsidiary in the country without requiring the usual minimum local ownership.
Starlink will pay . . .
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