SpaceX started offering Monday pre-orders of its Starlink satellite-internet service to a growing list of countries, including New Zealand, Australia and Mexico, Business Insider reported on Wednesday.

The Starlink service will be offered first in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.

Prospective Starlink users can type in a service address on the SpaceX website, with pre-orders starting at $99 for a satellite internet kit.

Although the service is not yet widely available, a user will be required to pay an extra $499 for the hardware once it becomes available in a target area.

The hardware includes a satellite dish, Wi-Fi router, power supply and a mounting tripod.

The $99 deposits can be refunded in full and may take "6 months or more to fulfill," with orders fulfilled on a "first-come, first-served basis," the company website said.

Starlink is SpaceX's ambitious program to establish a web of internet connection comprised of thousands of satellites, which space industry experts refer to as "constellation" that can deliver "high-speed, low latency broadband internet" globally, according to CNBC.

Starlink's "Better Than Nothing" beta was introduced in October last year and operates in some areas in the northern U.S., southern Canada and, most recently, in Britain.

Starlink now has more than 10,000 users around the world and promises between 50 and 150 megabits per second of download speed, although some users are already clocking more than 210 Mbps.

SpaceX chief executive officer Elon Musk said the company plans to spin off Starlink and take it public, setting a target for when the Internet project would be ready for an initial public offering.

The aerospace project has been sending satellites into space, delivering 60 into near orbit last week with another launch planned this Thursday.

So far, a little over 1,000 Starlink satellites have been delivered into orbit.