for companies, and was the first satellite ISP to offer an unlimited data
model on all its European services. Its customer base includes some of the
best known construction and exploration companies in the world.
Communications Director Ben Cannon said
“The launch of our off-the-shelf solutions abroad means that for the first
time European companies and SOHO users will be able to quickly and cheaply
take advantage of Tariam’s unique data, voice and fax services over
satellite, as well as our advanced satellite VPN solutions.
We’ve experienced a considerable increase in enquiries from UK companies
with remote offices and sites abroad and also individuals who want to be
able to work and access corporate resources from 2nd homes overseas, and so
today we are launching the services they need”.
Although there are other UK companies offering satellite broadband services
in Europe most of them have no staff on the ground in country. Almost all
of them also limit users to 1 or 2 GB a month of broadband traffic, which
isn’t suitable for business users.
Ben went on to say
“We’ve established Forward Engineering Bases in the North and South of
France, and in Spain, where we have our own Engineers and carry stock to
enable fast deployment and the sort of support services business users’
“Our site in Spain is also used as a stepping stone for our customers based
in North Africa. Having people on the ground in Europe means that we can
also offer our hire, disaster recovery and event services in Europe as
“Billing is all in local currencies so customers aren’t faced with exchange