Tachyon Provides U.S. Soldiers With Satellite Broadband Internet Access

By | November 10, 2003 | Uncategorized

Vienna, Va.-based Tachyon, a provider of broadband satellite services for large enterprises and government agencies, is providing 24/7 high-speed Internet access for U.S. soldiers in Iraq.

Tachyon’s transportable broadband satellite units allow U.S. troops to communicate home via e-mail and live chat rooms. More than 250 soldiers per day in the U.S. Army‘s 5th Corps are communicating via a 20-computer Internet cafe set up in a tent in the middle of the Iraqi desert, Tachyon said.

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