Intelsat, iDirect To Provide VSAT Network For Relief Agency
[Satellite Today – 2-25-08] Intelsat Ltd. and iDirect Inc. will provide satellite capacity and broadband connectivity for global relief and development agency World Vision, the companies announced jointly Feb. 25.
Intelsat is providing satellite capacity and broadband connectivity through its GlobalConnex Network Broadband service for World Vision’s international operations in remote field locations. The network is built on the iDirect satellite communication platform, which in conjunction with the Intelsat network, will deliver broadband connectivity around the globe.
SandukaNet will begin offering Internet connectivity via a VSAT network in more than 280 sites installed throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America in the first half of 2008.