Satnews Daily
November 20th, 2013

iDirect + SimbaNET—An Evolution For Nigeria (SATCOM)

[SatNews] VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), has announced that SimbaNET Nigeria, a service provider and systems integrator based in Africa, has upgraded its network to iDirect’s Evolution platform.

The upgrade enables SimbaNET to bolster its service offering for its banking and government customers and allows them to enter new markets.

SimbaNET’s Evolution upgrade includes a Universal hub, iDX 3.1 software and X1 and X3 remotes. The upgrade will increase the network’s satellite capacity to support broadband applications such as VoIP, data and video as well as narrowband services like Automated Teller Machines (ATM) for banking.

SimbaNET is also expanding into new markets such as cell backhaul and distance education. They will also enter maritime, defense and aerospace markets to support Communications-on-the-Move (COTM) applications.