Entel Customer Story

Location

Location: Easter Island (Chile)
Area: 163,6 km²
Capital: Hanga Roa
Population: 5,167
GDP per Capita: $15,732.30

Overview

Entel is the largest telecommunications company in Chile and provides mobile and wireline services (including Data & IT, Internet, local telephony, long distance and related services).

Since Entel deployed its O3bTrunk solution, they are enabling 3G and LTE services, as well as broadband internet access, for customers on Easter Island. O3b Networks provides backhaul through its constellation of satellites to offer fiber-like connectivity to the island.

Solution

Product: O3bTrunk
Region: Easter Island
Application: IP Connectivity

Customer Solution Benefit: The O3b service enables 3G and LTE services, as well as broadband internet access, for customers on Easter Island.

Omar Trujillo, VP Americas, O3b Networks says…

“We are excited to see that O3bTrunk is now live on Easter Island, a place right in the middle of the Pacific, which makes it very difficult to reach by terrestrial networks. We are pleased to be enabling broadband, and a true 4G experience to the island’s residents, thanks to our low latency. We look forward to continuing our work with Entel to provide flexible, reliable and scalable solutions to difficult to reach areas in Chile, Peru and beyond.”