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Arsat connects 200 rural schools to sat-based internet

Thursday 29 June 2017 | 11:32 CET | News
Argentina's state-owned communications operator Arsat has announced that it has so far connected 200 schools in underserved rural areas to high-speed satellite internet. Under the Rural Schools Connectivity Plan run jointly with the education ministry, the operator plans to connect a total of 2,232 schools via VSAT antennas operating over the Arsat 2 satellite. The rollout is part of Argentina's initiative to increase internet connectivity and reduce service costs for digital divide communities that are underserved by terrestrial broadband services.

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Companies: Arsat
Countries: Argentina
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