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Hughes, Facebook top 1,000 satellite-powered Wi-Fi hotspots in Latin America

Tuesday 10 March 2020 | 13:54 CET | News
Hughes Network Systems has reached the milestone of 1,000 satellite-enabled Wi-Fi hotspots in Latin America in partnership with Facebook Connectivity. The company said each Express Wi-Fi hotspot installed in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru is backhauled over satellite links, enabling local merchants to offer internet access on a pay-per-use basis to about 500 people in underserved rural communities.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: EchoStar / Hughes Network Systems
Countries: Latin America
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