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Viasat rolling out satellite-based 'Community Wi-Fi' service in Mexico

Tuesday 10 April 2018 | 08:59 CET | News
Viasat has announced plans to offer a satellite-enabled Wi-Fi hotspot service to nearly all of Mexico. The new 'Community Wi-Fi' service is designed to bring an affordable Wi-Fi experience directly to consumer's devices in areas where internet service have been unavailable or unusable. Viasat has teamed up with local telecommunications and technology service provider Grupo Prosperist to ensure the service can be deployed with minimal local infrastructure investment.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: ViaSat
Countries: Mexico
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