Profen Announces Turkish Infrastructure Partnership with Avanti

Hylas 2 satellite Arianespace

Hylas 2 satellite. Photo: Arianespace

[Via Satellite 03-25-2014] Global telecoms operator Profen has established a Turkish Gateway Earth Station (GES) to manage Internet traffic in Turkey. The GES will manage traffic for Avanti Communications’ Hylas 2 satellite, which provides coverage to the country.
This infrastructure partnership guarantees data security within the country, providing secure data connectivity. Profen will own and operate the GES, and will also retain part ownership and operation of Hylas 2 capacity and services in Turkey.
“We are pleased to be taking a significant lead in the telecommunications market with this move. Ka-band services have enormous potential in Turkey,” said Onder Havuzlu, CEO, Profen. “Our operation of the GES will ensure provision of highly secure, quality data connectivity to government, enterprise and retail customers in Turkey.”

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