As the need of people and organizations to use the internet on a day to day basis grows, internet technology is also getting more advanced. Companies that provide internet connection are now committed to high speed access to meet the need of subscribers requiring more bandwidth in their work and daily operations.
“Fortunately, satellite technology is already here and with it, internet access can be provided to remote places particularly in areas where a DSL or cable TV is not available. The rural areas benefit greatly from this advanced technology.
Internet access via satellite began a few years ago with KA-SAT among the pioneers. Eutelsat put KA-SAT in orbit in December 2010 covering most parts of Europe and providing broadband with a speed of 70 Gbps distributed over 80 spot beams. Currently, KA-SAT’s high throughput satellite is linked to a ground network composed of 10 stations and is capable of providing internet access beyond 90 Gbps. [Read more…]