AlphaStar International is providing satellite broadband access directly to commercial and institutional users as part of its SkyCrossing Direct service. It provides access directly from satellites to dishes mounted at the user's premises. SkyCrossing provides "Broadband Backbone in The Sky" based on the technology of Bandwidth-on-Demand. SkyCrossing provides an "always on" two-way satellite broadband connection with speeds up to 33 Mbps and beyond.
The SkyCrossing Direct service targets geographical areas that are unserved and underserved by terrestrial networks. It can be deployed within days.