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Neuquen to provide telecoms services through Arsat-1

Wednesday 22 October 2014 | 16:29 CET | News
Argentina's Neuquen province will use satellite technology to provide telecoms services in rural and isolated areas of the province. The provincial government confirmed that the services will be provided through the country's Arsat-1 satellite. According to the government, the satellite connectivity will complement telecoms services provided through fibre optic. Neuquen has a fibre optic network of 1,250 kilometres. The Arsat-1 was launched by French company Arianespace on 16 October. The satellite will provide telephone and data transmission, internet access, IP telephony, and DTH services

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Categories: General / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arsat
Countries: Argentina
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