Satellite Based Internet Access for Colombian Amazonas
Published on: 7th Sep 2012
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O3b Networks today announced a multi year, multi million dollar agreement with Skynet Colombia to provide high speed satellite delivered internet connectivity to the Colombian Amazonas region.
The Colombian Amazon has around 70,000 inhabitants, concentrated in 11 municipalities and has poverty rates approaching 40%.
"We are delighted to have SkyNet as our first customer in Colombia. SkyNet is an innovative company which is always looking for the best solutions in the market. O3b's platform will allow SkyNet to offer its customers much higher throughputs while the low latency of the service provides a true broadband customer experience, enabling time sensitive applications to run seamlessly," said Omar Trujillo, Regional VP Latin America, O3b Networks.