It is initially available in the lower 48 states. It could expand into Puerto Rico, Mexico and other international markets.
Sean Sullivan is MetTel‘s vice president of product management and regulatory affairs. He said this agreement means MetTel’s channel partners can give customers another broadband option.
“Not all of our customers are able to take advantage of traditional fiber or cable broadband solutions due to their geographic location, so the satellite service will enable our partners to provide alternative broadband service to those customers in hard-to-reach or remote areas,” Sullivan said. “For example, customers in remote locations that do not currently have access to broadband can take advantage of this service.”