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July 19th, 2016

A Better Broadband Scheme Has A Satellite Internet Play

Inadequate Internet speeds are the bane of communications and Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) has decided to revise their connectivity program to aid in the cause of providing the underserved with connection services.

Satellite Internet, a specialist satellite Internet Service Provider (ISP), has welcomed this decision, with the program now retitled the Better Broadband scheme. Now, properties with inadequate Internet speeds can be set up for connection to the BDUK Better Broadband program at a heavily subsidized rate. This includes any residential or commercial property with current broadband speeds of less than 2 Mbps across the entire UK, with the exception of Wales and Devon & Somerset, which are covered by their own programs.

Qualifying residential properties can now receive full connection to Satellite Internet’s services for a vastly reduced cost that includes all necessary equipment, professional installation and account activation. The ISP is also including a wireless router free with every order. Business properties will also be eligible for the substantially reduced set-up costs, after having an additional chargeable site survey.

The BDUK Better Broadband scheme is now open for applications. To find out whether a property is eligible, and for details on how to apply, please visit the BDUK Better Broadband site.
This decision by BDUK really is a game changer and offers a superb opportunity to broadband-starved residents and businesses to get connected to services that will improve their day-to-day lives, stated David Hennell, Satellite Internet's Business Development Director, who added that in covering the whole of the UK, the scheme really does provide the best assistance to disadvantaged premises.

Satellite Internet also happens to be the primary country partner for Europe’s premier satellite broadband provider SES Techcom Services, whose parent company—SES—owns and manages a group fleet of more than 50 satellites that deliver high-speed satellite broadband services across the UK and Ireland.

For full details on Satellite Internet’s offerings under the Better Broadband scheme, please visit https://www.satelliteinternet.co.uk/bduk-better-broadband