Intelsat, with BCom and Newtec, Launches IntelsatOne® Mobile Reach Solar 2G Service for Sub-Saharan Africa Wireless Networks
IntelsatOne Mobile Reach Solar 2G is a turnkey package designed for mobile network operators (MNOs) seeking to expand voice services in a simple, cost-efficient manner to remote populations throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The solution includes all satellite, cellular and power components, allowing MNOs to deploy and connect with their subscribers virtually anywhere.
While some countries and regions are transitioning to 4G and even
looking at 5G, it is important to remember that 4 billion people
throughout the world are without Internet connectivity. 2G still
represents a large amount of existing wireless infrastructure. In
The managed service, which will be marketed by
“Satellite is fundamental to improving connectivity coverage in rural
areas, especially relevant for the African continent,” said
“Our goal is to design a solution that is easy to deploy, that fits each
community with basic 2G GSM services and cover a larger area or
population in a very cost-effective way based on a pay-as-you-grow
“Assembling a turnkey solution was essential for rapidly deploying
managed mobile services in
- Learn more about Intelsat Solutions for Mobile Network Operators: http://www.intelsat.com/solutions/data-telecoms/mno/
- Learn more about Intelsat EpicNG: http://www.intelsat.com/global-network/satellites/epicng/
- Learn more about Newtec’s Solutions for Mobile Backhaul and consult application notes and whitepapers: http://www.newtec.eu/application/cellular-backhaul
Since its incorporation 10 years ago, BCom, has logged thousands of missions in more than 100 countries in the most challenging configurations, geographically, technically and logistically. Its high experience and quality of work has enable it to be one of the few companies to warrant installed systems and offer the MNO solutions to one of the most challenging financial aspect: the total cost of ownership, crucial element of the Telcos profit analysis.
Bcom’s modular services portfolio covers a wide range of satcom systems, from VSAT to large satellite earth stations and networks. Services include site surveys, site commissioning, system refurbishing and upgrade, and teleport audit services, cellular backhauling, and complete satcom network deployments or migrations, equipment procurement, integration, packing and logistics. BCom also offers to bundle the equipment rental with services to ease customer financial exposure and improve revenue. BCom has recently expanded its service offering to cover offshore platform, and broadcasting stations.
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Newtec, www.newtec.eu, is specialized in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications. As a pioneer in the industry, Newtec is dedicated to creating new possibilities for the broadcast, consumer and enterprise VSAT, government and defense, cellular backhaul and trunking and mobility, offshore and maritime markets. Our products and technologies can be applied in a wide range of single and multiservice applications from DTH broadcasting, video contribution and distribution and disaster recovery and backbones for cellular backhauling, to small and medium enterprises, SCADA and oil and gas networks, aircrafts and vessels.
Since 1985, our dedicated team of specialists has set industry standards with the most efficient, scalable and economical technology solutions. New challenges and customer needs offer opportunities to explore new boundaries. This empowers us to work even harder, helping customers to perform their best so that, together, we can make the world a safer, more informed and connected place. As a result, more than 3 billion people watch TV every day thanks to Newtec technology.
Newtec is a European company headquartered in Sint-Niklaas,
For more information contact: Kerstin Roost, Strategic Marketing & Public Relations Director, Kerstin.Roost@newtec.eu.
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