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Improved satellite services in Africa

06.08.2020
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New Spacecom service promises higher throughput at lower cost

Spacecom and Gilat Telecom have announced a partnership to develop faster a and more cost-effective satellite service for organisations in Africa, reports telecompaper.com. It uses Spacecom’s Amos-17 High Throughput Satellite (HTS), on C and Ku band combined with SD-WAN Max technology. The system enables cross connection between beams and bands, which means that it works with existing equipment. It can be used for home and office connectivity for video conferences, e-health applications and online education, among other things. Using intelligent routing, capacity can be expanded by up to 20 percent: the equivalent of 6 Mbps can be achieved from a 5 Mbps downlink, says the news site. Read more

Improved satellite services in Africa: new Spacecom service promises higher throughput at lower cost

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Infrastructure and Spectrum
Region:
Middle East & Africa
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Regulatory Watch
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