September 30, 2008
EchoStar to Deliver Transponder Solution for SkyWay USA’s Broadband Service
EchoStar, a provider of equipment sales, digital broadcast operations, and fixed satellite services, and its EchoStar Satellite Services have entered into an agreement with SkyWay USA to provide transponder service to support SkyWay USA's satellite broadband internet service.
Through the agreement, EchoStar will provide SkyWay USA with domestic Ku-band satellite bandwidth. EchoStar's capacity will be used by SkyWay USA to provide high speed satellite internet services to rural America. EchoStar represents a source of Ku-band and Ka-band satellite capacity together with satellite-related products and uplink support services.