Shin Satellite Signs Australia IPStar Deal
[11-27-07 – Satellite Today] ETT Ltd. will become the exclusive national service operator for IPStar broadband services in Australia, Shin Satellite announced Nov. 27.
Under the 12-year agreement, ETT will be responsible for the wholesale supply of IPStar products and services to existing and new service providers. The agreement takes effect at the beginning of 2008.
“We will supply satellite broadband to consumer and corporate customers across Australia with a particular focus on the more than 1 million regional Australians who have limited or no landline broadband access,” Larry Shutes, chairman of ETT, said in a statement.
This is the second major deal Shin Satellite has signed for IPStar services in the past week. The company announced Nov. 23 that FirstAsia Group to provide IPStar gateway operations and services in Indonesia.