Intelsat Wins MTN Contract for Broadband Capacity in South Sudan
Intelsat has won a key new broadband contract in Africa. MTN, a multinational telecommunication group offering cellular network access and business solutions, will work with Intelsat to deliver broadband in remote areas of South Sudan. Intelsat announced the deal Nov. 9.
MTN aims to improve its network capacity and provide enhanced connectivity to enterprises in South Sudan, as well as expanding mobile broadband coverage to communities in rural areas of the country. Intelsat has worked with MTN for many years. South Sudan has a population of just under 12 million people.
“We are pleased to be partnering with Intelsat. This agreement reflects MTN’s ambition to better serve its customers and provide coverage anywhere across South Sudan,” Chisanga Kaziya, chief technical and information officer, MTN South Sudan, said in a statement.
Financial details of the contract were not disclosed.