[SatNews] SpeedCast has opened its new facilities in Perth, Australia—the company also plans to unveil at Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference (February 19-21) its new streamlined global operations to serve the Natural Resources sector, with the consolidation of SpeedCast, Australian Satellite Communications, Pactel International and Elektrikom Satellite Services under one global brand, SpeedCast.
Launching the new office in Perth is the company’s next step in its strategic investment to address the needs of oil and gas and mining customers. Previously together with its partner Satcomms Australia, SpeedCast invested in state-of-the-art teleport facilities in Perth’s suburb of Henderson. This allows SpeedCast to provide services into Africa, Asia and Australia directly from Perth. SpeedCast has strengthened its position in Australia with the acquisitions of established satellite industry players Australian Satellite Communications and Pactel International. As a result, the company is serving a large base of oil and gas and mining customers around the country and can leverage a team of over 50 professionals in Australia and over 100 in Asia-Pacific to support the needs of its natural resources customers in the region. The Perth office complements SpeedCast’s presence and infrastructure in the region's other major oil and gas and mining hubs: Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Port Moresby and Dubai.
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