Digital TV Europe: Satellite internet subscribers in Russia pass 5,000

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More than 5,000 Russians now access subscribe to Ka-band satellite internet access, with a “mass market” for satellite broadband services emerging in the country, according to the Russian Satellite Communication Company (RSCC).

The Russian state satellite operator currently offers internet services in the European part of Russia using its Ka-Sat satellite at 9° East, but from the first quarter of 2015 will also extend this to residents in the Far East and Siberia and from the from the second half of 2015 to the central and south Ural regions of Russia. Read more