Israel-based satellite operator Spacecom has created a ‘vertical solutions division’ to target service providers as well as mobile operators, government programmes and other commercial groups operating in the data, mobile, and video markets.
Spacecom says that its new division provides value to customers by enabling them to reach a broader range of new business opportunities as they add complementary applications and push further into digital markets. The company has signed an unnamed southern Africa VSAT services provider as the division’s first customer , with a sale of capacity on the Amos-7 satellite.
Spacecom says it will team up with international and local vendors as well as integration, installation, operation and management experts on a case by case basis to deliver new services to customers via the Amos-3, Amos-4, Amos-7 and Amos-17 satellites, following the latter’s scheduled launch in 2019 to service Africa.
David Pollack, president and CEO of Spacecom said, “By advancing new market opportunities for our clients,Spacecom is enabling them to increase business in additional spheres of activity. This initiative incorporates our deal-making talents with an array of top-of-the-line satellite related solutions and infrastructure thereby adding value to the marketplace and meeting emerging consumer needs. As we expand our reach in Africa, the Vertical Solutions Division will further AMOS brand throughout the continent.”