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Eutelsat, Facebook to partner to get more Africans online

Monday 5 October 2015 | 10:36 CET | News
Eutelsat and Facebook have announced they are partnering on a new initiative that will use satellite technology to get more Africans online. Under a multi-year agreement with Spacecom, the two companies will utilise the entire broadband payload on the future AMOS-6 satellite and will build a dedicated system comprising satellite capacity, gateways and terminals. It is scheduled for start of service in the second half of 2016.

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Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat / Facebook / Spacecom
Countries: Africa
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