Ooredoo offers high speed VSAT services for remote businesses with Eutelsat

1 Dec 2015

Eutelsat Broadband has inked a deal with Ooredoo Qatar to deliver an enhanced high speed VSAT service for Ooredoo’s business customers under the ‘VSAT Internet’ banner, based on the KA-SAT satellite dedicated to broadband services. Connection speeds are promised at up to 22Mbps (download) and 6Mbps (upload), with the aim of delivering communications support for a wide range of applications such as point-of-sale transactions, data processing and reservation systems alongside high speed internet access, particularly aimed at businesses in remote locations such as desert areas and coastal waters. The press release adds that tailored VSAT-based communications are expected to benefit sectors such as construction, hospitality, manufacturing, tourism and agriculture as well as government agencies and news agencies. VSAT Internet is available from QAR3,000 (USD814.70) per month with one fixed IP address per link, while add-on data packs are also available if reaching the 200GB monthly data quota.