There’s a lovely article TIME magazine has written about buythissatellite.org that you can read here.

Egypt has cut off its last link sacrificing the lone Internet Service Provider that connected its businesses and stock exchange to the Internet.  Clearly a desperate attempt to regain control, but also illustrative of just how important Internet service is to the fight for freedom of an oppressed people.

The beauty of satellite networks is that multiple ground stations on entirely different sides of the world can service a satellite.  It would take an act of war to disable a satellite, and our vision is to have an entire network of them.  We’ll be sharing our vision and future plans soon.