Astra delivers broadband to Hungary

Satellite operator SES Astra has signed an agreement with Hungarian IT services provider RG Networks to market its satellite-based broadband service Astra2Connect to business and private customers in Hungary.

RG Networks is a subsidiary of the Hungarian IT specialist RG Hungary, and provides wireless data transmission technologies. The company will market Astra2Connect under the brand name Vannet. Starting today, the service will be marketed to business customers directly and to the residential market via local resellers.

Astra2Connect has more than 60,000 end-users, making it the largest satellite-based broadband network in Europe, according to Astra.