El Corte Inglès distributes Tooway

Pascale Paoli Lebailly

El Corte Inglés and Eutelsat Communications announced that the Tooway satellite broadband service will be available through Spain’s leading retailer. This service will concern consumers across the country who are located beyond range of terrestrial broadband coverage.

This announcement follows the signature of a Tooway distribution agreement inked between Eutelsat and the technology subsidiary of the El Corte Inglés Group. Informática El Corte Inglés will commercialize Tooway through its distribution network which offers customers installation and maintenance services.

According to Eutelsat, Tooway is an economical service that offers “immediately available solution for consumers across Spain wanting satellite broadband access to the Internet in areas with little or no terrestrial coverage.”

The service uses capacity on Eutelsat’s Hot Bird 6 satellite at 13 East.