Good day Network Engineers, I would like to ask if I could have internet access using the satellite and provide it as a city wide wifi hotspot in our town. thank you!

  • Satellite and Wi-Fi are two completely separate things. – Ron Maupin Jun 24 '17 at 17:30

Internet links through geostationary satellites suffer from very high latency - something like 500 to 600 ms RTT as minimum - each bit needs to travel some 36,000 km twice per direction. Less generous provisioning can easily increase latency to 1500(!) ms and more.

It's OK for background data transmission, but a pain for interactive use and completely unusable for real-time applications like VoIP.

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