As reported by the ICT ministrythe permit seeks to improve the country’s connectivity, especially to areas of difficult access and strengthen the implementation of new technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) either 5G on Colombia.

“In our route to close the digital gap from all points of view, the entry of this new company into the country will mean a substantial improvement in the way in which the regions will be connected, because thanks to the satellite technology of actors such as star link The offer in the market will be expanded, and thanks to the benefits established in the new regime, the money that the ICT Ministry stops receiving in terms of payments for spectrum use can be reinvested to improve the service to the end user, evidencing the maximization of social welfare,” said the ICT Minister, Carmen Ligia Valderrama Rojas.

The authorization of the use of the spectrum will allow the company to provide the radio communications services by satellite. It was issued based on Resolution 376 of 2022, which establishes a new Satellite Regime for the country.

This regime establishes measures to develop connectivity in the country and increase investment, with the arrival of new actors.