Serbia Broadband Expands Collaboration with Eutelsat to Unveil Satellite Triple-Play Services
Jul 02, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Serbia Broadband (SBB) and Eutelsat Communications announced they are expanding their collaboration with the signature of an agreement to distribute the Tooway satellite broadband service in six Balkan countries.
According to a release, the new agreement will notably enable SBB to bundle its Total TV platform on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite with Tooway broadband services via the KA-SAT High Throughput Satellite, raising the bar of their service in the markets they address.
SBB plans to offer the highest-quality of satellite broadband solutions to users in Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Slovenia, FYRO Macedonia, Croatia and Montenegro located in areas with limited or no access to terrestrial broadband. Services will be available in single-play, double-play and triple-play options (TV, Internet and VOIP).
Dragica Pilipovic Chaffey, CEO of SBB, said: "We are delighted to broaden our relationship with Eutelsat, our longstanding partner for satellite broadcasting, by venturing into satellite broadband. This new agreement enables us to deliver homes and businesses in the Balkan region with immediate access to the highest quality broadband service. 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."
Apostolos Triantafyllou, Regional sales Director CEE at Eutelsat, said: "SBB's selection of the Tooway service underscores our confidence in the intrinsic benefit of satellites for bridging the digital divide. As a reference in the region for broadcast and broadband services, SBB is astutely selecting qualified technologies that enable it to ensure it has a complete digital service offer for consumers, with no exception."
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