Viasat to expand internet throughout Central America this year

Monday 8 March 2021 | 11:31 CET | News
Viasat intends to expand its satellite-based Community Internet service to several more markets throughout Central American and the Caribbean in 2021, reports BN Americas, citing senior director Ryan Johnson. The company's service targets underserved areas and is currently available in Brazil, Mexico, Jamaica and Guatemala, where it was finally activated at the end of last year.

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Companies: ViaSat
Countries: Central America
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