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

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arsat
Countries: Argentina
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.