Comparing the Networks

Only Tooway and Astra Connect will work in France and we can offer both … here's a quick comparison between the two networks.

Available NetworksToowayAstra Connect
Satellite OperatorEutelsat (France)SES-Astra (Luxembourg)
Satellite Position9° East of South 28° East of South (same position as Freesat or Sky)
Available Tariffs2GB, 10GB, 25GB, 40GB and 100GB with restrictions3GB, 10 GB, 30GB, 50GB and Unlimited with restrictions
Contract TypesOutright Purchase or RentalOutright Purchase only, no Rental
Coverage in FranceBeams 15 and 21 are closed to new domestic customers but remain open to Professional customers.Good signal coverage for the whole of France.
IP Address?British by default, French on request. IP address is dynamicBritish by default, IP address is static
Ports Open?Not on domestic tariffs but, yes, on Pro tariffsYes, open on all tariffs
What Hardware is included?Dish and Modem.

brackets, routers etc available as optional extras
Dish, modem, 30m cable, connectors, instruction booklet, dvd.

brackets, routers etc available as optional extras