Advertisment: Broadband via satellite
Advertisment: Worldwide satellite services from Ground Control Company

Satellite Internet Forum.

Welcome, Guest.        Forum rules.
      Home            Login            Register          
Pages: 1

Ku band broadband services for Africa

(Read 1972 times)
Eric Johnston
YaBB Moderator

Posts: 2109
May 22nd, 2011 at 11:26am  
...  ...

GT&T have announced today new Ku band satellite broadband services in West and East Africa with speeds up to 10.5 Mbit/s down and 4.5Mbit/s up. Sharing ratios of 4:1 or 2:1, plus dedicated 1:1 as required.

Note the good coverage of north east Somalia, a place where a number of people have commented that there are few options for satellite beam coverages.

The technology uses DVB-S2 with ACM RX/TX. The pictures of the modem suggest that is is based on Gilat SkyEdge equipment. See

Read more:

They also do an informative glossy brochure here  (386k bytes flash download ) with many good explanatory picture and diagrams.
Best regards, Eric
Back to top
« Last Edit: May 22nd, 2011 at 6:38pm by Admin1 »  
IP Logged
Pages: 1