Satnews Daily
February 22nd, 2013

skyDSL Global GmbH + Eutelsat... Multiple Spotbeams Acquired (Capacity)

[SatNews] skyDSL Global GmbH is taking deployment of consumer satellite broadband services... a new level. Following 18 months of broadband service delivery through Eutelsat's KA-SAT satellite, skyDSL has signed a five-year multiple spotbeam capacity contract on KA-SAT, with an option for an additional five years. Using selected service areas of KA-SAT, the agreement equips skyDSL to step up broadband deployment across Europe.

skyDSL has amassed more than 10 years experience in delivering high-quality satellite Internet solutions. Under its skyDSL2+ brand, the Berlin-based company provides a portfolio of Internet access and triple play services via its established platform in Germany. Services offering download speeds of up to 20Mbps and upload speeds of up to 6Mbps are commercialized through diversified sales channels, with customers reflecting a cross-section of Internet users, from consumers to small businesses and larger customers such as utility providers, industrial companies, government and aid intervention agencies. skyDSL2+ is currently available in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Austria and the Benelux.