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NiaSat provide a business quality satellite internet access service for North America, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Southern Canada.

Using ViaSat Linkstar technology, the remote VSAT terminals offer return link bit rates as indicated in the table on the right.  Consider your location and you may assess the dish size (diameter in metres) and transmitter block up-converter power (watts) you require, which will vary according to location and transmit (return-link) bit rate required.

North America LinkStar satellite beam coverage map

Table of dish sizes and BUC powers required for various transmit bit rates

Ku band VSAT dish

LinkStar satellite modem

NiaSat offer guaranteed information rates for each site.

The network is a star-based VSAT system for service providers, ISPs, and corporate network managers who are seeking a system based on international DVB-S standards. NiaSat's edge is in its dynamic bandwidth allocation that makes it more efficient and faster than other TDMA systems.

Terminals can transmit data to the network hub at speeds up to 1.15 Mbps, with data downloads of up to 60 Mbps, satisfying bandwidth-intensive applications using IP data.

Visit their web site at: for more details.

For more information on NiaSat Systems or other custom network designs, contact  or call them at (386 675 0724).

Some of the text and graphics on this page have been provided by Network Innovation Associates Inc and are used here with their kind permission

► Page created 24 May 2005, amended 8 March 2024

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