Thursday, June 25, 2009

Eutelsat Offers Services in Germany's State of Brandenburg

The German state of Brandenburg will include Eutelsat's satellite broadband services as part of its "Broadband supply for rural areas" programme to bridge the digital divide.

Eutelsat will provide its Tooway satellite broadband service to all interested households and small companies at a monthly EUR 39.95 cost for a 24-month subscription, equipment included.

The service is totally independent of telephone lines and offers an ADSL-comparable service, including speeds to users of 3.6 Mbps and uplink speeds of 384 kbps. Tooway will be provided in Brandenburg via skyDSL and dsl2u.