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June 5th, 2013

Geolink Satellite Services + Telesat... Growing Demand Results In Renewal Agreement (Capacity)

[SatNews] Geolink Satellite Services, part of CETel Group, and Telesat, a global satellite operator, have signed a capacity renewal agreement to provide satellite connectivity across Africa and Europe. As part of its long-term partnership with Telesat, Geolink Satellite Services is extending part of its capacity commitment on Telesat’s powerful Telstar 11N satellite at 37.5 degrees West. The Ku-band capacity is required to expand Geolink Satellite Services’ VSAT networks and to serve growing demand from oil & gas customers in European and African markets.

Artistic rendition of Telesat's
Telstar 11N satellite.
Geolink Satellite Services’ Ku-band capacity is deployed across Africa and Europe to deliver high-quality broadband connectivity to non-governmental organizations (NGOs), mining, media, maritime and other sectors. With more than 4, 000 active terminals, state-of-the-art teleport facilities in Germany, and a network operations center in Paris, Geolink Satellite Services is a leading provider of satellite communication solutions in C-, Ku-, L- and Ka-band.