Via Satellite: Russia Reaches 5000 Ka-band Broadband Subscribers

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Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) reports that the number of citizens accessing the Internet via Ka-band satellites has crested 5,000 users. On average, the speed of user access is approximately 6 Mbps, with each terminal reaching a monthly average of more than 8 GB.

Russian’s on the European side of the country are supplied through a partnership with Eutelsat for the use of the High Throughput Satellite (HTS) Ka-Sat at 9 degrees east, which carries a payload of 82 Ka-band spot beams connected by 10 ground stations. Read more