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Angola : MSTelcom, INTELSAT enter multi-year deal for satellite broadband services in ANGOLA

August 12, 2014

Intelsat has inked a new, multi-year agreement with Angolan national oil & gas company Sonangol EP s fully owned unit MSTelcom to leverage its satellite and network expertise to render high quality, reliable and cost-efficient broadband service to clients and corporations operating in the oil and gas and banking sectors within Angola.

The agreement will see Intelsat providing a fully managed broadband service allowing Internet access into and out of Angola. The network will influence C- band capacity on Intelsat 14 at 315 east and on Intelsat 22 at 72 East, as well as the company's IntelsatOneSM terrestrial network.

At first, MSTelcom will offer point-to-point internet broadband service, and the design of the Intelsat network will allow the transition to a point-to-multipoint service that enables MSTelcom to share bandwidth among multiple sites to best serve customer needs.

Intelsat's satellite solutions will ease network services such as the termination of IP traffic and connectivity between remote sites and corporate headquarters.

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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