Telefonica uses Intelsat satellite to boost mobile connectivity

9 Dec 2021

Telefonica Deutschland, which provides services under the brand name O2, has revealed that it is now using satellite connections from Intelsat at mobile phone locations in regions that are difficult to supply. The geographically or topographically challenging areas cannot be connected using traditional technologies such as radio relay or fibre-optics. The satellite connection from Intelsat provides guaranteed data transmission rates of 50Mbps, thereby enabling customers to receive not only 2G GSM but also 4G LTE connectivity.