[SatNews] ...under the new agreement will enable it to extend their global corporate and governmental VSAT networks across Africa, meeting the growing demand in the region.
SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced today that CETel has signed a new capacity agreement for service on SES’s NSS-7 satellite located at 20 degrees West.
The 72 MHz capacity utilized by CETel under the new agreement will enable it to extend their global corporate and governmental VSAT networks across Africa, meeting the growing demand in the region.
Headquartered in Germany, CETel is a provider of satellite communications solutions with a focus on the Middle East, Africa and Europe, offering tailored end-to-end communication solutions and services, including GSM backhaul services, for customers around the world. CETel designs and implements solutions individually adapted to the specific requirements of their customers, such as oil, gas and mining companies and NGO missions.
CETel is an international operator with core focus on global satellite communication solutions for corporate / governmental customers and for carriers and service providers. Having a state-of-the-art Teleport center in Germany and affiliate offices in the United Arab Emirates, CETel is able to provide global turn-key solutions for Geolink Access VSAT, VSAT networks, IP, Mobile Satellite Services, Ethernet and MPLS connectivity. CETel is an Inmarsat Gold Service provider.
The CETel Network extends to almost 2,000 remote sites in more than 50 countries across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
“Demand for satellite capacity in Africa has been increasing in the last few years, and SES, with its global expertise and extensive satellite fleet, has been a reliable partner for us in meeting this demand,” said Guido Neumann, Managing Director of CETel. “This latest capacity agreement further enables us to provide tailored solutions and seamless services to our customers in Africa.”
“CETel has been one of our fastest growing European customers since they launched their first service with SES on NSS-12 back in 2008. We are particularly delighted to announce this latest agreement, as it further reinforces our long-standing partnership with them and is a testament to the reliability of NSS-7's high-powered capabilities for C-band coverage of Africa,” said Simon Gatty Saunt, Vice President of Data and Mobility services at SES.