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Satellite broadband specialist Vizocom taps Eutelsat for capacity

Satellite broadband provider Vizocom has chosen the Eutelsat 21B satellite to deliver connectivity services in the Middle East and Africa via its recently launched AfricAsia Satellite Services arm.

Vizocom’s service has been deployed in Mali for Bangladesh Army peacekeeping forces since April, while AfricAsia Satellite Services is also ienabling companies and organisations operating in remote locations in Iraq, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Mali, Egypt, Liberia, Djibouti and Afghanistan to connect remote sites to the Internet and access services that include Voice over IP, corporate networking and data.

Mohammed Al Zahri, Vizocom’s regional internet services Sales Manager, said: “We are very pleased with our partnership with Eutelsat for providing extremely reliable communications solutions to our customers. Vizocom’s thrust into emerging markets in Africa and Asia, together with the new services provided through Eutelsat’s satellites positions us as the ideal provider for enterprises in the oil and gas, security, construction and NGO markets and brings best of the breed to our customers. Our experience, combined with Eutelsat’s satellite technology allows us to provide unparalleled satellite services in the Middle East and Africa.”