SES Astra strikes African deal for Astra2Connect

Satellite operator SES Astra has signed a service agreement with the South African information and communications technology provider SkyeVine for the delivery of its satellite broadband service in Africa.

The agreement is the second for SES’ Astra2Connect broadband platform in Africa.  SkyeVine, a joint venture company between Q-KON and Ellies Holding, will provide the broadband service to internet service providers, corporations and public institutions for resale in sub-Saharan Africa.