SES SA and Portugal Telecom Sign Capacity Renewal Deals

Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 03:36am EDT 

SES SA announced two capacity renewal deals with Portugal Telecom to meet growing connectivity demands across the Archipelago of the Azores and the Portuguese-speaking African countries. The agreements will see Portugal Telecom utilise over 100 MHz of capacity aboard NSS-7 and SES-4 to connect the island communities of Flores and Corvo on the Portuguese archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. It will also enable Portugal Telecom to improve its positioning as an integrated provider for connectivity to the African continent, meeting increasing demand for bandwidth and coverage for services such as mobile backhaul and corporate networks in African countries such as Angola, Mozambique, and Sao Tome, amongst others. The financial terms of the deals were not disclosed. 

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