Intelsat opens new office in Nairobi for its African expansion

Intelsat announced the creation of a new sales office in Nairobi, Kenya. The new office is said to increase the company’s capacity to meet with its customers which are the leading communications services and media firms in East Africa.The new location will be under the responsibility of Lawrence Mungai which is already experienced in this industry due to its involvement in WestCon Africa.

Intelsat Managing Sales Director, East Africa Region Hans Geldenhuys declared: “Our decision to open an office in Nairobi reflects our belief that our satellite-enabled broadband solutions can be a catalyst in the region to expand digital inclusion, creating economic growth. Kenya is the business hub of East Africa. Nairobi and our Westlands office location is close to several of our existing customers and offers an outstanding base from which to share our technology and insights with our customers. Under Lawrence Mungai’s leadership, our customers in the region can expect outstanding responsiveness, collaboration and tailored solutions that meet the connectivity needs of businesses operating in East Africa.”


Intelsat East Africa, is poised to benefit from new broadband connectivity solutions that will be coming to the market. The new generation of Intelsat satellite called EpicNG began its service in 2017, as the biggest satellite provider in the continent with a 22-satellite fleet Intelsat keeps on innovating to achieve its digital ambition.