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Vizocom Partners with Eutelsat for Internet Connectivity in Middle East and Africa [Manufacturing Close - Up]
[October 06, 2014]

Vizocom Partners with Eutelsat for Internet Connectivity in Middle East and Africa [Manufacturing Close - Up]

(Manufacturing Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Vizocom has selected the Eutelsat 21B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications to implement a connectivity service in countries with harsh and challenging environments and limited terrestrial infrastructure.

According to a company release, Vizocom's new AfricAsia Satellite Services will take advantage of two high-power service areas of the Eutelsat 21B satellite to offer connectivity with speeds ranging from 6Mbps to 10 Mbps in the Middle East and Africa.

Vizocom's service has been deployed in Mali for Bangladesh Army (BDA) Peacekeeping Forces situated since April 2014 in multiple military bases as part of a United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission.

AfricAsia Satellite Services also enables companies and organizations operating in remote locations in Iraq, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Mali, Egypt, Liberia, Djibouti and Afghanistan to connect remote sites to the Internet and access services that include Voice over IP, corporate networking and data.

Mohammed Al Zahri, Vizocom's Regional Internet Services Sales Manager, commented: "We are very pleased with our partnership with Eutelsat for providing extremely reliable communications solutions to our customers. Vizocom's thrust into emerging markets in Africa and Asia, together with the new services provided through Eutelsat's satellites positions us as the ideal provider for enterprises in the Oil and Gas, Security, Construction and NGO markets and brings best of the breed to our customers. Our experience, combined with Eutelsat's satellite technology allows us to provide unparalleled satellite services in the Middle East and Africa." Michel Azibert, Eutelsat Chief Commercial and Development Officer, added: "We are delighted that the reach of EUTELSAT 21B meets the requirements of Vizocom, a highly experienced IT and communications company with years of experience in the design, development and implementation of turnkey solutions in the Middle East and Africa. This is an opportunity to demonstrate to a new client the contribution of our satellites and ground infrastructures for providing a wide and scaleable range of reliable communications solutions in harsh and challenging environments." Vizocom is an Information and Communications Technology company.

Eutelsat Communications is an operator of communications satellites.

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