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iiNet to withdraw largest satellite internet plan

Monday 12 August 2013 | 01:48 CET | News
Australian ISP iiNet plans to withdraw its largest internet plan for the interim satellite service (ISS) due to lack of capacity, ZDNet reports citing iiNet CEO Michael Malone. NBN Co, the government company rolling out the national broadband network, plans to launch two satellites in 2015 that will provide internet services to remote users that are not covered by the fibre or fixed-wireless network. The interim satellite service, using capacity on Optus' and Ipstar's satellites, provides internet services in the meantime. However, as the service is very popular, iiNet says it needs to

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Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: iiNet / NBN Co
Countries: Australia
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