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Astra2Connect reaches 50,000 subscribers


SES Astra has announced that its interactive satellite broadband service – Astra2Connect – is now used by more than 50,000 subscribers.

The company also announced that it has introduced new service packages that increase the available speeds of the service, with download rates of up to 4,096 kbit/s and upload rates of up to 360 kbit/s.

The expanded Astra2Connect service includes packages with download speeds ranging from 256 kbit/s to 4,096 kbit/s, and allows end users to connect to the internet with free download volumes.

“The new range of different speed and volume service packages responds to the increased market demand for highly flexible service. It makes ASTRA2Connect even more attractive and an optimal solution for end user requirements,” said Norbert Willems, Managing Director of ASTRA Broadband Services. “ASTRA2Connect is cost-efficient and perfectly comparable to terrestrial internet networks, and is the ideal solution for households in regions underserved by broadband.”

Launched in early 2007, ASTRA2Connect satellite technology offers, interactive broadband internet access, especially in areas without or with limited terrestrial broadband networks. ASTRA2Connect is now available in 14 countries throughout Europe.

Written by DTG Team

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