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Azercosmos Signs Capacity Agreement with iSAT Africa

By | August 14, 2020

Azerspace-2 satellite. Photo: Azercosmos

Azercosmos has signed a capacity agreement with iSAT Africa for capacity on the Azerspace-2 satellite. iSAT Africa, a data, video, and internet service provider, will use the capacity to provide satellite solutions, and data and video services. iSAT Africa services include MPLS, SDWan, media solutions, and Over-the-Top (OTT) using terrestrial and satellite technologies. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Azercosmos COO Mark Guthriesaid the cooperation will allow Azerspace-2 to serve remote areas of Africa. “We intend to actively develop our cooperation with iSAT Africa. This cooperation will allow us to use the capabilities of the Azerspace-2 satellite even in the most remote areas of Africa,” he said. 

“Our partnership status with Azercosmos guarantees successful implementation of our projects on satellite services, even during the ongoing pandemic. We will be able to provide fast and efficient services to our customers in Africa and also from Africa,” noted Stanley Ayittah, head of business development of iSAT Africa.

Azercosmos’ second telecommunications satellite Azerspace-2 was launched in 2018. It is in Geostationary Orbit (GEO) at 45° East longitude, was launched in 2018.