Satellites deliver global broadband connectivity

With millions of customers, most people understand how satellite TV works – a small dish receives TV signals from a satellite into a box in their house. Satellite broadband is very similar in that it receives information through a small dish and transfers the information via a cable connected to a modem in your house. The dish is also used to send out information to the satellite so giving you a fast interactive broadband connection. Today satellite broadband is completely comparable with DSL broadband in terms of both performance and cost, with commercial offerings of 30 Mbps often with triple play (internet, TV and voice with one connection)

Satellites ensure total inclusion, with broadband Internet connectivity at competitive prices. However, 9 million households in Europe still remain unconnected and even though the target of 100% coverage has been achieved, we still need to work towards a new objective of 100% connectivity. Leaving citizens out of the digital era is simply not an option

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