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HughesNet satellite broadband service available in Ecuador

Monday 10 December 2018 | 15:04 CET | News
Hughes Network Systems (Hughes), an EchoStar company, has launched its HughesNet satellite-based broadband service in Ecuador just over a month after activating it in neighbouring Peru. Operating over the Hughes 63 West High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) payload, the service already reaches more than 90 percent of homes throughout Ecuador, including areas unserved or underserved by terrestrial providers. The company cited government figures indicating that internet penetration in Ecuador is over 50 percent in urban areas, while 61 percent of people in rural areas don't yet have access.

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