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Speedcast to Provide Managed VSAT Backup Network for Retailer in Mexico

By Mark Holmes | June 22, 2022

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Speedcast has won a multi-year contract from a large American multinational retailer to provide a managed VSAT backup network for close to 3,000 store operations across Mexico, the company announced June 22. The network will ensure the reliability of electronic point-of-sale data transmission as well as new applications, such as in-store digital kiosks.

Speedcast is providing a turnkey network service including the provision and operation of main and standby VSAT hubs, down to the field installation and maintenance at each store location. Speedcast leveraged Comtech Telecommunication‘s VSAT technology to deliver increased performance and bandwidth efficiency.

“This award demonstrates that blue-chip customers around the world select Speedcast when it really matters. We operate a number of these large-scale VSAT networks for customers with a focus on incorporating the right technology and designing the right solution to suit each unique customer application,” James Trevelyan, senior vice president of Enterprise and Emerging Markets at Speedcast, said in a statement.