Greece contracts with Ka-Sat
November 21, 2014
By Chris Forrester
Eutelsat has won a major new market for its Ka-Sat ‘broadband by satellite’ service. Greece’s Hellenic OTE national telco will offer Ka-Sat connectivity. The service will be marketed through OTE’s own retail shops as well as Cosmote and Germanos (all part of OTE Group).
The service requires a small satellite dish and modem and operates without the need for a fixed telephone line. Installation of user equipment is carried out by OTE qualified installers. Using the same dish, OTE’s satellite-based Internet service can be bundled with its satellite TV service to provide more than 80 digital and 25 HD channels.
The OTE Satellite Internet Service, delivering download speeds of up to 22Mbps and upload speeds of up to 6Mbps, will offer services across Greece to users who until now have been unable to reap the benefits of a quality broadband experience.