North Telecom signs capacity deal on AfricaSat 1a

by Clayton Vallabhan | March 19th, 2015

AFRICASAT-1aMEASAT has announced today an agreement with North Telecom for capacity on the AFRICASAT-1a satellite.

Under the terms of the agreement, North Telecom will use AFRICASAT-1a’s high-powered capacity to provide VSAT services across Africa. Established in 2007 and working with selected partners, North Telecom provides networking and satellite services, internet access solutions and broadcasting services across the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa.

“AFRICASAT-1a’s high spectral efficiency enables North Telecom to provide greater value to our customers,” said Mohammad Reza Nazari, Director of Sales, North Telecom. “We are also delighted with the customer centric approach and flexibility that MEASAT offers, which allows us to better cater to our customers in the challenging African market.”

“MEASAT is pleased that North Telecom has chosen AFRICASAT-1a to enhance its services to customers in the Middle East and Africa,” said Raj Malik, Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing, MEASAT. “North Telecom’s decision confirms that service providers in the region are increasingly recognising the advantages of AFRICASAT-1a in providing competitive high throughput capacity across Africa.”

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