Eutelsat Tooway satellite service to boost broadband in France for SFR affiliate


By Telecom
Lead Team:
NomoTech, a provider of wireless broadband services, and Eutelsat
Communications, have inked a deal to rollout the Tooway satellite broadband
service in France.

Tooway was
delivered by Eutelsat’s KA-SAT satellite to NomoTech, which accelerates
broadband deployment to users beyond ADSL, contributing to
closing France’s broadband gap.

position as a leading provider of alternative broadband solutions in France is
strengthened by this contract with Eutelsat which adds a new layer of
performance to our product portfolio. Our commitment to integrating the most
advanced satellite services has naturally driven us to Eutelsat and Tooway, and
we look forward to a long partnership,” Philippe Le Grand, deputy CEO of

The company
claims that Tooway is the highest-performing satellite broadband service
in Europe, offering consumer speeds of up to 10 Mbps downlink and 4 Mbps
uplink. The service launched today by Ozone, NomoTech’s ISP, is immediately
available across France.

KA-SAT High Throughput Satellite continues to win the confidence of high
calibre partners as we progressively develop our distribution network across
its entire footprint. Tooway’s performance is fully in step with broadband
expectations from consumers and enterprises,” said Michel de Rosen, CEO of
Eutelsat Communications.

The deal
signed between NomoTech and Eutelsat’s affiliate Skylogic, follows on from the
Tooway service offered by SFR, which is now provided by NomoTech and merged in
2011 with the broadband activities of Numeo.

A few days
back, Eutelsat Communications‘ Skylogic affiliate inked a distribution agreement
with NordNet, a subsidiary of

The agreement
enables France’s alternative broadband supplier to add new impetus to its range
of satellite Internet services.


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