[Satellite TODAY 06-28-12] Serbia Broadband (SBB)
has signed a contract with Eutelsat Communications
affiliate to distribute the operator’s Tooway satellite broadband service in six Balkan countries, Eutelsat announced June 27.
The new agreement enables SBB to bundle its Total TV platform on the Eutelsat 16A satellite with Tooway broadband services via the Ka-Sat high-throughput satellite.
SBB said it plans to use the service to offer satellite broadband solutions to users in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, FYRO Macedonia, Croatia and Montenegro located in areas with limited or no access to terrestrial broadband.
“This new agreement enables us to deliver homes and businesses in the Balkan region with immediate access to the highest quality broadband service,” SBB CEO Dragica Pilipovic Chaffey said in a statement. “Eutelsat's broadband solutions are fully in line with SBB's commitment to leveraging the most innovative technologies that meet the needs of users irrespective of their location.”