Cable & Telecom

Kepler delivers arctic high-bandwidth satellite service

A world-first to serve polar expeditionTORONTO – Nanosatellite telecommunication company Kepler Communications announced today it has demonstrated delivering over 100Mbps connectivity service in the Arctic region to the German icebreaker Polarstern.The ship is located around 85°N and is the home to the MOSAiC scientific expedition (pictured). The demonstration marks the first time in history that the central Arctic is successfully connected through a high-bandwidth satellite network.Kepler has two polar-orbiting satellites which are being used to transfer data for scientists taking part in MOSAiC, which Kepler says is the most extensive research expedition ever to the North Pole.MOSAiC is an international...

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