South African Radio Astronomy Observatory provides local satellite internet to avoid space telescope interference

Friday 26 November 2021 | 10:53 CET | News
The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) has announced the availability of satellite internet services to eligible Vanwyksvlei communities near the MeerKAT radio telescope in the Northern Cape, ITWeb reported. Provided by MorClick Satellite Internet Solutions, the service will be the primary broadband supply to homes and businesses, as terrestrial infrastructure is not allowed in that part of the Karoo, where the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope is hosted.

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