Mac-dedicated Internet Service Provider Mac-1 Internet has launched three Mac broadband-satellite packages.

At £159 (all prices exclude VAT) per month Soho is the cheapest service of the three. It guarantees a download speed of 512Kbps and a maximum of 4Mbps, with an upload of 128Kbps.

Soho Plus guarantees a minimum of 640Kbps up to a maximum of 4Mbps and an upload speed of 128Kbps. This package costs £199 per month.

Enterprise solution The £249 Enterprise package guarantees a minimum speed of 768Kbps, a maximum of 4Mbps, and 128Kbps upload speed.

All three packages require a PC gateway, supplied and pre-configured for an additional £35 per month.

Joe Anderson, managing director of Isonetric – the Distribution company in
the UK – explained: "The advantage of satellite broadband is that it's
available to all UK households and businesses regardless of geographical
location or proximity to telephone exchanges.

"ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line) is unavailable to much of the country because BT has postponed converting telephone exchanges to ADSL. Mac-1 Internet will provide a stable, fast Internet connection."