THE MUNICIPALITY OF MAGAÑA
The municipality of Magaña in Soria was the first town in getting Internet via satellite, after winning the #enREDatupueblo competition. A pilot project, promoted by Eurona and Hispasat, which gave free connection for a year to businesses, institutions and homes, significantly improving their quality of life. After this time, 70% of households that had access to the Internet, decided to continue trusting Eurona, which finally ended up with the barriers of the digital divide in this small town of Soria. "Although at first there were misgivings about the real need for the Internet in the locality, now we can not live without it. We are delighted, "says Fernando Marín, mayor of Magaña.
GOYI’S HOUSE IN TOLEDO
And this is the way Goyi tells about it She is a neighbor of a town in Toledo, who already enjoys broadband satellite connection to combine her work as a teacher with publishing books for different publishers: "Some time ago, I could not even think about the option to work from home editing these books, but now yes, because nowadays Internet is a necessity".
THE CAR SCRAPPING OF FLORIN (CASTILLA LA MANCHA)
It is also the case of Florín, the manager of a car scrapping in a town of Castilla La Mancha, where Eurona has also brought the connection. "Without the Internet there is no business; from the register and the shut down of the cars till the buy and sell of the pieces, the management of the transport and the security chambers; because everything is connected to the Internet”.
THE FARM OF JESÚS ALONSO IN CUBO DE LA SOLANA (SORIA)
On the same way, Jesús Alonso, owner of a estate in the country located between the towns of Cubo de la Solana and Almazan in Soria, contacted with Eurona to install Internet via satellite. He spent long seasons on this estate and without the Internet, they turned quite lonely and sometimes even dangerous. “There is no easy to stay on the country without connection. Some years ago, when I didn’t have connection, I should have moved two or three kilometers from here to be able to contact them in case of emergency. Now I have finally the connection at my fingertips”.
THE RURAL HOUSE OF ARICO (TENERIFE)
Likewise, the owners of the house Rural Las Vigas, located in the municipality of Arico, on the island of Tenerife, also contracted the satellite broadband Internet solution to eliminate the connection problems suffered by their Low speed and aware that a good connection is as important as a good bed and that there is not a complete travel experience without quality internet. "We have significantly increased our capacity and download speed with satellite technology, now our guests can use the Internet in the same way they do in big cities; watch series, browse their social networks, have access to the press and email ... ".