Sonema, Intelsat Deliver Communications Infrastructure for African Enterprises
[Satellite Today 11-18-08] Sonema, a provider of telecommunication services in Europe and Africa, expanded its agreement with Intelsat for contracted satellite capacity, Intelsat announced Nov. 18
Sonema uses the capacity to provide satellite communication transmissions to businesses such as financial institutions in some of the most isolated regions of Africa. The additional capacity in Intelsat’s IS-904 satellite will allow Sonema to increase its enterprise services offerings. The deal also renews Sonema’s capacity contract on Intelsat IS-1R.
“We are focused on developing new markets and providing the most modern telecommunications technology to developing areas of Africa,” Gilles Datrier, CEO of Sonema, said in a statement “The Intelsat network provides us a robust platform for expanding our offerings, and Intelsat’s technical expertise supports our team in all our efforts to achieve our growth objectives.”