Eutelsat partners with Vox to improve satellite coverage in SA

A multi-year distribution contract to extend high-speed network connectivity to South Africa has been confirmed after satellite operator Eutelsat Communications and infrastructure provider and telecommunications company Vox inked a distribution deal for Eutelsat Konnect capacity over South Africa.

As from this month, Vox intends to leverage the operational flexibility and power of Eutelsat Konnect, the new-generation high-throughput satellite described as Eutelsat’s market-leading service, to further grow its satellite customer base.

Vox, a South African company, considers itself as a leading innovator in the industry that takes full charge for all implemented technology and systems, from concept to installation, with solutions that support entrepreneurs, customers and commerce in areas ranging from data and voice to cloud, business collaboration and conferencing tools.

As for Eutelsat, with a global fleet of satellites and associated ground infrastructure, Eutelsat enables clients across video, data, government, fixed and mobile broadband markets to communicate effectively to their customers, irrespective of their location.

Konnect is Eutelsat’s satellite broadband initiative, operating in Africa, Europe and Russia. Eutelsat Konnect provides easy, affordable and fast internet, supporting social and economic growth by creating new digital roads, especially where terrestrial networks cannot reach.