More Africa NewsLiquid Telecom renews and expands capacity agreements on Eutelsat’s EUTELSAT 7B satellite

January 28, 2021by myles0

Liquid Telecom, Africa’s leading telecoms group, has renewed and expanded its Ku band capacity agreements on Eutelsat Communications’ EUTELSAT 7B satellite to support the extension of its VSAT broadband services.

Liquid Telecom, Africa’s leading telecoms group, has renewed and expanded its Ku band capacity agreements on Eutelsat Communications’ EUTELSAT 7B satellite.

Under this multi-year, multi transponder agreement, Liquid Telecom will further leverage the unparalleled coverage of Sub-Saharan Africa of the 7° East orbital position to extend its VSAT services. This will provide customers with fast and reliable internet access, even in the most remote corners of the region.

Commenting on the agreement, Philippe Oliva, Chief Commercial Officer of Eutelsat said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to take the partnership between Liquid Telecom and Eutelsat to the next level. By working together to further strengthen our ties, we can ensure that the combination of Eutelsat’s satellite coverages of Sub-Saharan Africa and Liquid Telecom’s unrivalled expertise in the VSAT market can “deliver the highest possible service levels to Liquid’s customers throughout the continent.

Scott Mumford, CEO of Liquid Telecom Satellite Services added: “We are delighted to renew and expand our agreements with Eutelsat, ensuring we can continue to rely on its support and coverage to deliver high-speed, reliable connectivity to existing and future customers, no matter where they are located”.

Source: Space in Africa

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