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Picture of a Ku band TooWay dish in Portugal.
Satellite internet connection is suitable if you can't get ADSL or mobile phone internet connection. They provide affordable Satellite Broadband Internet for homes and business faced with no, or slow internet connection.
The picture above and the one lower down on the right are typical of potential customer locations.
Nov 2014: The company "Broadband-Algarve.net" no
longer appears to exist. I don't know the details.
The company may have been taken over by "Simply Algarve" or "Europasat". I have no idea.
If anyone knows please tell me and help update this page.
Jan 2017: I've found last known contact details:
Sales: +351 917 344 894 Support: +351 912 240 691
Alcaria - Sistemas de Communicações Limitada, trading as Broadband Algarve, registered in Portugal 509 758 304.
Estrada National 125 Pereiras de Cima Edificio Cor de Rosa, Loja A 8125-024 Quarteira
Meanwhile you may contact similar companies selling Tooway service; see page http://www.satsig.net/ivsat-europe.htm.
They were a reseller and did installations anywhere in Portugal and can also go into southern Spain and Gibraltar. Faro is a 1 hour drive, Lisbon 3 hours, Seville 2½ hours and Gibraltar 4 hours.
Various price packages existed to suit everyone's needs.
Note: Total independence from terrestrial infrastructure - No telephone line required. Likely customers are homes and small/medium sized businesses unable to connect to the internet via ADSL or using mobile phone solutions.
Indoor Tooway modem
Instructions for people in Portugal and Spain pointing Ka or Ku band antennas at Tooway satellite service.
Choose the satellite you want to see using the pull down menus at box above. Hotbird 6 (Ka band) is at 13 deg east orbit position. Eurobird 3 (Ku band) is at 33 deg east orbit position. KA-SAT for Tooway service is at 9 deg east.
Satellite broadband for remote locations.
The text and images on this page are based on information kindly provided by Broadband-Algarve. This page is for information only and is not a paid-for advertisement. It is not up to date. See above about possible takeovers and legacy contact details.
Page started 6 November 2009, last amended 11 June 2015, 12 Jan 2017.