Satellite broadband service has long been the choice of last resort for many consumers. It's slow, expensive, and capacity is limited.
But in the first half of 2012, that could change. Hughes Network Systems, one of the largest satellite broadband service providers in the world, will launch the Jupiter satellite, which will offer more than 100 gigabits per second of capacity. This is more than 10 times the capacity the company currently offers on its existing satellite, launched in 2008.
The new satellite means that Hughes and its wholesale customers, which will resell the service in Canada and the … Read more