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African satellite provider chooses for colocation and connectivity

Cloud networking company has been chosen by an African satellite provider for its colocation, remote hands, and connectivity services in the UAE. A part of multinational connectivity project, the deployment offers access to an interconnected ecosystem of over 120 points of presence (PoPs) in 56 cities across the globe.

The African satellite provider which is hosted in datamena and Equinix Abu Dhabi is expected to benefit from’s independent access solutions to internet, cloud and data centre infrastructure. A custom colocation solution is provided by which is tailored to the satellite provider’s needs helping them reach new levels of flexibility and agility to serve new customer demands. The satellite provider specializes in fixed and mobile satellite solutions,  broadcasting and rural connectivity, and MPLS in Africa and Middle East.

“We are helping this customer to efficiently extend its reach in the UAE and across multiple markets across the globe. The team works in close collaboration with their team to develop a bespoke solution that delivers a range of infrastructure and support tailored to its unique needs. It is bringing satellite down to earth and offering its customers new presence and capabilities in one of the world’s most important digital hubs,” said George Szlosarek, CEO at “As digital adoption across Africa and the Middle East continues to accelerate, we’re providing a foundation for long-term innovation in cloud, networking and digital services.”  

With over 1000 partners, provides managed internet access services to over 180 countries in a comprehensive one-stop- shop solution. When there are issues,’s network operations centre (NOC) proactively alerts the customer and immediately works to mitigate these problems and restore services.

“We’ve focused on being hands on and listened to what the client wanted to achieve. We took that and built an efficient solution that is ready to grow and scale with their business. We’ve provided access to two of the world’s premier digital hubs and a jumping point for connecting the entire Middle East,” said Szlosarek. “Their customers can now rapidly connect new sites and expand their reach leveraging this trusted partnership. is building solutions that match world-class networking with local knowledge.”

The satellite provider uses technologies like Fibre, Microwave, Satellite, 3G, LTE etc. with hybrid solutions suitable for Africa. It is helping Africa stay connected with rest of the world by providing connectivity for voice, data and video applications for increasing business opportunities in all kinds of diverse and challenging environments. Governments, telcos, media, multinationals, network companies and ISPs are benefitted by its innovative solutions and resilient network.

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