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Africa VSAT forum

VSAT install service in Kenya, Mozambique

Richard Muteru: VSAT installer Kenya

Fred Anyika VSAT installer Kenya

VSAT manager/installer Ghana

VSAT installer Zambia: Kalwani

VSAT engineer/installer Ethiopia

VSAT installer Sudan and Ethiopia

VSAT installer Sudan

VSAT installer Nigeria-Bensat

VSAT installer Malawi

VSAT installer Kenya George Mbogoh Kariuki

Satellite installer Kenya Benedict Kiilu

CV VSAT network engineer Nigeria

Internet par satellite: Niger

VSAT Installer for Liberia / Nigeria / Ghana

VSAT satellite dish installers in Africa

This is a long page. Please spent time searching all the way down. I tend to put recent and updated details at the top. The details are in no particular order.

Airsploit ( Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi )

Certified GVF Basic and Advanced.
Six years experience in site survey, antenna installation,
cabling, pointing and commissioning in Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Well versed with iDirect, Hughes, Comtech, Newtech, Janux modems, networking and network design.
Wireless network professional. Certified OSWP-Offensive Security.

+250 785 662470
+256 755 211413
+243 978 347318
+255 785 496400.
skype: mastarida

Andrew Nkoloma - Malawi

Qualified VSAT ground operator in Malawi, recognised and trained by Loral Skynet from the Netherlands.  Under his company, Global Television, they have installed a number of VSAT satellite dishes for the government, NGOs and individuals.
Dish sizes ranging from 1.2m Ku band to 3.8m C band. VSAT install details and pictures

He is available to offer ground operations for any satellite service provider within the region.

Contact details: Andrew Nkoloma, Managing Director Global Tv & Solar
Sacranie House, Off-Chirambula Rd, Area 4.  P.O. Box 2421, Lilongwe, MALAWI

Tel/fax : +265 175 9692   Mobile: +265 882 3882

Satellite VSAT British Council Africa

Charles Otiato, Technical Director Amortech Communications Ltd (Nairobi-Kenya, South Sudan & Mogadishu)

Certified GVF instructor in Africa. Apart from holding other accreditations in the VSAT field, the company have done several installations from Ka band systems to C band systems up to 9.3m antenna installations.

The co-founders of Amortech have been building VSAT networks throughout Africa since 2001. They design and provide high-end satellite data network solutions for corporate, banks and government organizations in 25 countries on the continent. They have also been involved in network integration, monitoring and security.

Email: cotiato

Website: amortechcom
Tel: +254 724 25 33 82.
Nairobi, Kenya.

7.3m satellite antenna installation
A 7.3m UN installation

James Njuguna (Nairobi- Kenya, Juba-South Sudan)

A holder of BSc Telecommunication & Information technology who is an experienced satellite communication and IP networking Engineer. He is GVF Vsat certified and Cisco certified (CCIE R & S, CCNP R & S, CCNA R & S, Network security).

VSATs: iDirect(Ku and C Band), Comtech(C Band), Hughes(Ka and Ku Band) etc., Satphones and BGANs: Thuraya, Inmarsat, Iridium.

Also experienced in setup of VPN(IPSec, GRE, GRE over IPSec, PPTP, ISL;Web Based VPN), Local WIFI and hotspots setup, Setup of wireless bridges on 2Ghz and 5Ghz (P2P and P2MP), TV broadcast.

QOS Traffic Marking, policing, shaping, congestion management(WRED) and Link efficiency(LFI; Multicast ppp and Header compression;RTP).
Has undertaken a lot of projects in East Africa region: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Somalia, Sudan, Ethiopia, Rwanda, DRC etc. References available.


Phone: +254 723 070 385
Skype: james.njuguna11


Transmit/receive VSAT satellite dish

Ahmed Hmednah ( based in Mauritania, West Africa.)

Telecom Engineer and VSAT installer for more than 10 years with extensive experience on nodems iDirect, Hughes, Comtech and Linkstar. Antenna installations: 1.2m to 3.8m.

Ahmed Hmednah
ZRC 248 B.P 3717
Tél :+222 5240666/5250227
Fax : +222 5250125
Mobile : +222 22039915/36300032

Web site:

Embassy VSAT in Nouadhibou
Many more pictures of work done ( pdf )

GENETCOM S.L ( Guinea Ecuatorial )

Newly established company in Equatorial Guinea called GENETCOM S.L. (Guinea Ecuatorial Network y Comunicación) whose purpose is to provide communication solutions to clients using the latest technology. VSAT Systems with major operators, terrestrial radio systems (WiFi, WiMAX, microwave), cable networks and fibre optics. The company has experienced technicians, engineers, commercial and administrative staff. Able to do administrative tasks and licensing with Regulators Telecommunications Organisation (ORTEL).

Contact:  Zibhino Rodriguez Ango Sales Dept.
C/ Timbabe S/N, Malabo (Bioko Norte), Guinea Ecuatorial
Tel: +240 222 267 585/551 005 959

AbdelRahman Elshimy (Cairo, Egypt)

CCNA certification in March 2010, Juniper Networking Fundamentals certification. GVF 510, GVF 520, GVF 521 (Satellite Networks) ID: 1792373. Maritime Networks design and installation (SpeedCast - HK). Hands on lab Training Maritime network installation (Abu Dhabi). CCNP, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Microsoft TMG 2010. Exchange Server 2010. MCSE 2003.

iDirect Modems (Evolution and Infinity series), Comtech, Hughes modems. SCPC and DVB. Intellian and Thrane&Thrane Maritime antennas 1M, 2.4M. VSAT Hubs installation and configuration. Networking Design installation and implementation, Cisco IOS, Routers, Switches configuration and implementation. MS TMG server 2010 Implementation and VPN's, 3CX, Asterisk* IP Telephony systems. CCTV and surveillance systems, Linux OS and shell commands. Languages: English: Fluent Arabic: Mother tongue.

Contact: +20 111 8891 233 / +20 106 7444 547    Skype: ab.elshimy

AbdelRahman Elshimy, Satellite antenna installer based in Egypt
Teleport antenna farm

More pictures and list of many countries covered

Bealoum Luka (Ndjamena, CHAD)

VSAT Installer, ICT (LAN, Security, Server, Microsoft system) Fiber Network,
Certification GVF510, GVF520, GVF521, GVF561, GVF562E
Experiences with different GSM companies (HUAWEI, Millicom, Salam, Airtel in chad), UNICEF, Embassy office and local companies.
Experiences in VSAT: Site Survey, installation, commissioning and decommissioning Relocation, Preventive and Corrective Maintenance. Knowledge with different product like: Comtech, iDirect, Datum system.
Satellites: INTELSAT 901, 902, 904, 905, 906, 907, 802,10-02, Africasat, NSS7, AB3, EUTELSAT, ARABSAT 5A, YAMAL, YAHSAT 1A

Contact details: Bealoum Luka
Tel: +235 or +235

Skype: bluka123

 Familiar with Ku-Band and C-Band, 1.2m to 4.5m dishes.

Francis Zhakata - Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana and Namibia.

Company name: "Vsat Afriq": Satellite Internet service provider and installations.

Francis is a Certified VSAT Consultant trained by Global VSAT Forum (GVF) organisation and based in Zimbabwe.

He is versed in the following:  C-Band, Ku-Band Ka-Band at all sizes using iDirect, Gilat, Comtech, Hughes, Schumberger, Linkstar and Paradise.
He also offers a full range of communication services and products such as Networking solutions incorporating WIFI, WIMAX and Cable. Services for Business, SOHO, CAFES and WIRELESS ISPs.
Phone leasing.
Mobile VSAT units are available for news gathering

His Vsat Afriq team is available 24hrs for work anywhere.

Contact details: Vsat Afriq, 10th floor, Fidelity Life Tower, 2 Luck St., Harare, Zimbabwe

Contact details: email:   skype: franzzhak
North Africa contacts: +252 61 7165209
Southern Africa contact: +27 73 8758327

Installation of C band VSAT dish with circular polarisation in Botswana More details vsat-installer and installation pictures.

Seraphin Edou
VSAT installation and technical support - Gabon

We perform VSAT installs and telecoms technical support within Gabon and the Cemac region.   We are based in Libreville.

We help with the design and implement of infrastructure for telecommunication networks, providing value added services to multinational companies, banks, oil companies and international organizations.

Tel: (241) 06 03 03 63
Quartier Louis - Face au College Quaben
P O Box 2310, Libreville, Gabon


SOFAC Mitzic VSAT antenna SMAC C-band VSAT Libreville
For more information see their website:

Anthony Ben:  Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia and the whole of East Africa.

I have been trained by Africa e-Development Resource Centre. I have done iDirect 5000, iDirectX3, Gilat Sky Edge, 360, Hughes HX50 modems.

I have more than ten years experience in satellite antenna installations i.e C-Band, Ku-band and Ka-Band and also good understanding of satellite footprints for Africa.

Good in RF design and Radio propagation, Wi-Fi and WiMax antenna installations achieved from City & Guilds of London Telecommunications and Electronics Diploma

My contacts: Mobile +267 755 24475
Skype: anthonyben1

Assembly of circular polarisation C band feed system

Blaise Steve NZALI (Yaounde-CAMEROON)

University degree in networks and telecommunications.  GVF 510, 520 and 521 certifications at Global VSAT forum. Experience: Many completed VSAT installations (site survey, civil work managing, antennas mounting, pointing, commissioning) for 1m, 1.2m, 1.8m, 2.4m, 3.7m and 4.5m in many countries in Africa.

Address: Yaounde-CAMEROON
P.O. Box: 15737
Phone: +237 9910 7301 or +237 7756 0791
skype id: Steve N

HUAWEI antenna feed / sub-reflector  Antenna Installation HUAWEI CHAD 3.7 m


CNS (Communication Navigation Surveillance) Maintenance Officer. Certified GVF Basic and Advanced Satcom Professional. Qualified VOR and DME

ASECNA, 01 BP: 715 Bobo-Dioulasso 01, BURKINA FASO
Master Architecture des Réseaux et Technologies Induites des Circuits de Communications (A.R.T.I.C.C.)

Contact.:  GSM : +226 70 16 34 35
E-mail :

Danny Muya (DRC Congo)

I am a qualified installer of VSAT throughout DRC and its neighbouring countries in the international private sector and NGOs in the C band and Ku band 1m, 1.2m, 1.8m and 2.4m.

Contact.: Mr. Danny Muya
Tel.: +243 998 913283 / 823 491119
Fbook: edem muya
skype: mk.edem

  VSAT dish with rear side struts

Evans Oruma Ogao (Kenya)

Evans is a Certified VSAT Engineer and Cisco Certified. Based in Kenya but with 5 years installation experience in also other countries including Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Morroco, Mouritenia, DRC Congo, Sanaa, Zambia, Malawi ,Chad, Seychelles and Eritrea.

Experience on C-band and Ku-band with antenna sizes 1.2m, 1.8m, 2.4m, 3.7m and 7.3m dia. Modems worked on include Dialway, Skyedge11 & 360 (Gilat products), DVB, iDirect, Paradise, Comtech, Hughes HX50, Advantech, Radyne and Inmarsat BGAN satellite modem.

He also does Wi-Fi and WiMax antenna installation, Cabling, Networking, Computer maintenance and Cisco router configuration.

Please email    Phone +254 72 971 4260    Web site: 

VSAT satellite dish installation in Kenya

Babou Fulgence NAGALO ( Burkina-Faso, Cote d'Ivoire & Mali)

Antenna installs: Both remote VSATs and hubs, 1.2m - 6.3m (Andrew, Prodelin, Channel Master, Vertex, plus Tracking Systems, Ku and C band, linear, circular).
Platforms: iDirect Infinity, iDirect Evolution X3, STM, Linkstar, Janux (DVB S and DVB S2, L band IF systems).
Satellites: Intelsat, NSS7, PanAmSat, Eutelsat, Astra, and Arabsat, Amos-5 covering West African Regions.
End users include Mining, Embassy and Government.
Experience includes microwave radios and antennas, Wimax CPE, NOC and customer support, fault diagnosis and repair.
Qualifications: iDirect Operations and Maintenance (IOM2.0) and GVF certifications:510, 520, 521 and 530iDirect.

Phone: +226 78 90 61 97

Samson M. Njoroge, VSAT engineer: Kenya, also Central, East and Horn of Africa.

Samson Njoroge a qualified VSAT Engineer with a seven years experience in installations, diagnosis and hands on experience in VSAT in East, Central and Horn of Africa on both C and Ku-band installations in private and Government sector across the region.

Tel :+254 722 329 545
Skype: samsonk5

Adjusting the pointing of C band VSAT antenna  View of C band satellite dish in Africa

El Moctar Mohamed Abdellahi ( Nouakchott, MAURITANIA )

Global Technics General Manager.

Professional Engineer and General Manager at Toujounine Earth Station Manager. 15years experience in both VSAT and large Intelsat and Arabsat earth stations. He has worked with Comtech, Raydyne, Advent, Nera, HNS and Codan satellite equipment plus terrestrial technologies. Involved in the planning and implementing Mauritania's national telecoms infrastructure, switching centres, cable and satellite. Engineering staff are available with experience of iDirect and Hughes modems, tracking and monitoring systems.

Contact: Tel: +222 45240482 Cell:+222 46412535 /222 2412535 Skype:deddahi1965

Freddy Yenga, Kinshasa, DRC Congo.

I am based in Kinshasa, DRC. I am a qualified and certified installer with experience of over 10 years. VSAT installation and service in Kinshasa RDCONGO

Contact.: Mr. Freddy Yenga
Tel.: +243 998 036467
skype: fredyeng


Idris Seyni Beydou, Niamey, Niger.

VSAT installation, site survey, commissioning and equipment configuration, DVB/SCPC I have an experience on C-band and Ku-band beams of the different satellites.
Have been doing VSAT installations since 2002, all over the my country and even outside my country like in: Ghana and Central Africa Republica.  I have deployed and installed VSAT equipments for private companies, multinationals and government bodies in Niger.  I also do Wi-Fi, Redline, AS 4000 AIRSPAN and WiMax antenna installation.
I look forward to being one of your installers.

Phone cel:+227 94 64 63 53
Phone cel:+227 96 97 60 67


Ahmed Wacho - Niger

Il est installateur de VSAT a Niamey au Niger.
Il a installé plus de 20 VSAT a travers le Niger.

Il est egalement installateur de Wireless comme les Alvarion, RadWin, Alkon etc..

Mon contact: Ahmed Wacho BP 13197 TIK-Niger Tel: 227 96 96 40 20


Liptinfor - Niger

Internet par Satellite: Liptinfor distribue et installe des solutions VSAT en Bande Ku et C. Le VSAT est une station emittrice - receptrice de communication par satellite.

Experience in Niamey, Maradi, Zinder, Konni, Dosso, Tahoua, Diffa, Agadez and Arlit.

Liptinfor Niger SA.  Bld Mali Berro - 01 BP 2840 Niamey (Niger)

Tel: (00 227) 20 75 26 80 -

Web site:

More details (en francais) and images on Internet par satellite: Niger

Berhanu Mamuye, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

I am working in VSAT field since 2003.  I am an employee of Ethiopian telecommunication in Broad Band VSAT Department. In our department we do have more than 700 VSAT sites on Hughes platform that support.  Video conferencing, telephone, Date for the government network. During the implementation of the project.

I was working as an installer, Project coordinator .  I participate also in school net in which support Educational Broadcast and internet connectivity over Hughes and Scopes (Harmonic) Platform. We do more than 100% VSATs I also participate from installer to project coordinator. I have certification from harmonic network. I take training locally and abroad in Israel. I am also Allot certified.

I carry VSAT site survey to VSAT installation in different African country for ministry of foreign fairs of Saudi Embassy. I carried VSAT installation and commissioning of VSAT for Oasis Network in Ethiopia. I carried 9.3m HUB and 10 remote sites of SCPC (with Comtech modem) service for mobile Back hole system in Kenya for Airtel company. I am also giving support in Ethiopia for different customer over iDirect, Comtech and Datum modem.


M +251 910 706360   M +251 911 500552   Alternate mail :

Satellite dish installation in Ethiopia for Africa Development Bank  C band VSAT circular polarisation in Addis Ababa

Benjamin Warui Chege (Kenya)

Vsat installer, Wi-Fi and Wimax Engineer, Cisco router and switch configuration.

I have successifully carried out Vsat, Wi-Fi and Wimax projects for both government and private organizations, have experience for over four years in radio frequency and Information communication technology. I have worked with iDirect and Comtech Modems. I have assembled 1.2, 1.8 and 2.4 meter antenna installations (No auto-tracking). Specialist in Wi-Fi 802.11 equipments setup i.e 802.11b,802.11g,802.11n.Wimax products e.g Airspan and Alvarion.

I am based in Nairobi, Kenya and can work anywhere. Kind regards, Benjamin Warui Chege

Contacts: +254 720 702 218,+254 721 580 341



Limbani Magomero, Blantyre, Malawi.

I am a Malawian VSAT installer, complete IT solution provider, trained by Logical Wireless Pty Limited of South Africa in VSATs, who has experience with iDirect modems, Ku-Band and C-Band, 1.2m, 1.8m, 2.4m and 3m dishes. My company is Rossal Technologies, Room 4 Adams Court, P.O. Box 380, Blantyre, MALAWI.


Tel/Office: +265 (0) 1 832 786     Mobile: +265 (0) 999952101       Skype: limbani.magomero

C band VSAT antenna installation in Malawi
C band, circular polarisation VSAT terminal.

Daniel Aboagye, Ghana

VSAT engineer with experience in iDirect and Comtech Modems. Also, experience in 1.2, 1.8, 2.4, 3.7 meter antenna installation (No auto-tracking). Based in Ghana and willing to travel anywhere.

I am part of most of Satellite projects in Ghana such as. National Health Insurance, About 700 Apex sites. 80% percent of the banks in Ghana. Under my leadership, as a Team Leader I installed about about 1,500 VSAT and RADIO links.


Emmanuel Macharia G: Africa VSAT installation ,Teleport Management Team based in East Africa and SUDAN.

We have a wealth of experience:

Installation of Satellite antennas ranging from 1 m to 9.3 m, Installation of Tracking antennas, Teleport engineering for SCPC / DVB links, Teleport engineering for VSAT HUBs: iDirect, Satpath Hughes., Installation and maintenance of any SCPC or shared system modems. Satellite Monitoring antennas.

I have build up a team of professional engineers that work all around Africa. Over years we have perfected our RF experience and IP engineering.

Its Fun working with My team since we deliver, We know our Job...

Contact details:

Tel + 254 738.858.418/ 722.858.418

Emms 3.8 M offset

Waeel Mohamed Ahmed: Egypt

VSAT engineer with experience in iDirect and Comtech Modems. Also, experience in 1.2, 1.8, 2.4, 3.7, 4.5 meter antenna installation (No auto-tracking). Based in Cairo, Egypt and willing to travel anywhere.


Phone:  (mobile)  +20 122 8778 611

Naphtali Nyaga:  VSAT installation and service in Kenya, Mozambique

Professional experience in Satellite, Telecoms and IT systems. Managed projects involving satellite systems in Central and Eastern Africa, including Mozambique. Survey work, planning, scheduling and doing installation, maintenance and support of VSAT.  Ku and C-band.  More details: VSAT Kenya.

Contact: Naphtali Nyaga emails:

Phone numbers: +254 733 907438  +254 723 907438

Ku band VSAT installation

Sylvester O. Williams ( Sierra Leone and other West African countries )

Working with Gateway Communication formerly G S Telecom and now Vodacom Business Africa. He has done countless VSAT and Radio (Point - to - point, Point - to Multipoint) installations and maintenance in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Gambia, Senegal and Ivory Coast for different organisations.

Contact: Sylvester O. Williams. Telecommunications Engineer, Marjay Town

Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa
TEL: +232 76 692377
MOB: +232 33 445309

2.4m C band VSAT dish installation, circular polarisation, using a 10 watts Terrasat AC 
      externally powered BUC

Wade Papa Malick ( Based in Senegal )

I live at Dakar in Senegal and have more than 25 years of experience in the satellite communications.

I have installed VSATs in Senegal and the region of west Africa.

For installation work in Senegal, Mali, Gambie, Mauritanie, Guinee Conakry, Guinee Bissau please contact me.


Phone:  ( 221 )  77 639 02  67   or   ( 221) 33 836 85 56

VSATs in Senegal

VSAT installations in CHAD

Tchad pour les Télécoms et la Technologie (TTT) is a company based in Tchad.

Over 4 years experience in VSAT installation, maintenance, infrastructure and telecommunication.

Contact: Mahamat Nour Albachir

Tel: 00 235 6661 6702 - 00 235 9073 3116 - 00 235 9012 4442


VSAT dish in Chad
Satellite terminal in Tchad

Medlink Telecoms: Malta, North and West Africa, Gabon, Libya etc.

Medlink Telecoms ( ) is a company based in Malta that carries out VSAT installation and maintenance works in southern Europe and North and West Africa. They have extensive experience working in Libya.  Skilled in setting up IP PABX, Pay-per-Use Internet and WIFI cloud campus networks.

Also, Maritime satellite service: SeaTel or C2Sat stabilised antennas for superyachts, cruise ships, merchant vessels, providing broadband on board. 

Phone number and contact details :
Address : Medlink Telecoms, Triq l-Ikhal, Marsascala Malta (EU)
Office phone : +356 21633935
Mobile phone :  +356 99044334


VSAT in Libreville, Gabon

Bathaba NDIYOI : VSAT installer.  Zambia / Zimbabwe.

Extensive VSAT satellite experience.  Systems Consultant for Loralskynet and Global Crossing.  of USA
Implemented the interconnection of regional British Council offices to UK head office via VSAT for Data services in  Harare, Zimbabwe and Lusaka, Zambia.  Comprehensive 3 town VSAT Site Survey for FHI (Family Health International) in Lusaka, Kabwe and Ndola.  Surveyed, installed and commissioned a site for Dodge Phelps Company in Luanshya (Copper mining town), Zambia. See picture of 2.4m dish, C-band, iDirect Network.

Responsible for annual maintenance and 24/7 call out for all sites.   More details.

Bathaba NDIYOI B.Eng. Elect/Electronics, MEIZ, MIEE, GVF IP & VSAT Systems Engineer
Mobile: +260 955 770060


Arc Raphael Ajalie Eluemuno: VSAT Installer.  Liberia / Nigeria / Ghana.

Arc Ralph is a Mach6/ Netcomm Certified VSAT Engineer and a Mikrotik Certified Network Administrator (MTCNA).

He is Nigerian born but based in Liberia with years of experience installing C-band and Ku-band antennas with sizes 1.2m, 1.8m and 2.4m.  Services installed include: Broadband Internet Services (VSAT) on Sky Vision (NSS10), Poulsat (NSS10, Telstar11), Gilat (PAS1R, EXPRESS 3A) & New Skies (NSS7).

He has installed also in other countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Cote d'Ivore.

He also configures Bandwidth management using Mikrotik hardware and Deployment of Point to Point and Point to Multipoint wireless links.

Contact:  Email- 
Phone +231 88072 8940, +231 7 6357929
Chat ID-

Ku band VSAT satellite dish installation in Liberia
More pictures

Farai C Mapope: VSAT installer - Southern Africa, inc. Botswana

I have worked on various platforms of VSAT, data, internet and VoIP with a lot of ISPs. Have done installations and after sales service in Southern Africa. Having been exposed to C-Band, Ku-Band and Ka Band I have  vast experience in working with any type of VSAT equipment, over the years.

I have a sound telecommunication background which has proven to be useful with the integration of Voice over IP.

Presently (Nov 2010) working on a project with Telcom South Africa in Botswana.

Chantry Farai, Field Technical Support
cell zim     +263  77 397 1491
                  +263  71 228 8342
cell bots     +267  75 129 760
Alternate email
skype            chantryf

VSAT dish installation in Bulawayo

Fredrick Kioko Kavali - installer based in Kenya.

I have done so many installations in Africa starting from Kenya; Rwanda, Ghana, Sudan, Egypt, Ivory coast, Zambia, Ethiopia, DRC Congo and many more other countries.

I have a wealth of experience in installing earth stations ranging from 1.2m to 7.3m antennas.

I am also a certified VSAT instructor for the GVF and have conducted several trainings in Africa for NGOs, private companies and on individual basis.

My contacts are : Tel: +254 732 813088 ,+254 720 324827. email:

Fredrick Kioko Kavali

Rawlings Matumbu (Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique)

Complete communications solution for clients. VSAT plus WiMAX, UHF/VHF, multimode optic fiber for interconnection of buildings. Over 3 years experience as an RF technician and VSAT installer. Antennas: 1.2m, 1.8m, 2.4m and 3.8m diameter. C band and Ku band. iDirect, Hughes and Comtech modems. Team available for larger projects.

Contact: Rawlings B. Matumbu
Tel: +263 912 839592 +263 733 878535   Skype: raw.matumbu
Msn Live:


3.8m diameter VSAT dish installtion

Dave Newbitt (South Africa)

18 years extensive experience in global Telecommunications.

Technical Management, team leadership, system design, planning, installation, maintenance and support skills.

Experience with VSAT, Maritime Mobile, Oil platforms. GS Telecom Angola Lda.. Schlumberger NIS, Angola, Data Marine Systems Ltd.

Available for work worldwide.

Contact: Email:  Tel: +27 72 3842289

LOGCS - Nigeria and many other Africa countries

LOGISTICA COMMUNICATION SERVICES LLC employs at total of 235 engineers on contract worldwide, with emphasis on Africa and particularly Nigeria where they currently have 19 engineers and 3 managers.

LOGCS carries out VSAT Installation and Maintenance Services for many companies, including NATO, UNITED NATIONS, UNHCR, WHO, US EMBASSIES, FINNISH EMBASSIES and WORLD BANK.

In some countries they can help with licenses, space segment and equipment. They have done satellite antenna installations in over 100 countries including Ghana, Mali, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Madagascar. Most of LOGCS's work is carried out on small VSATs from 1.2m to 4.6m, but they also have engineers that are trained to install the larger earth stations from 7m to 16m.


Web site Tel: +44 1872 863972   Mobile: +44 7590337566

C band VSAT installation in Nigeria
Click on image for more details and list of all countries where they have done VSAT installations

Eric NIAMEOGO - Burkina Faso

He has more than 12 Years experience in IT, Telecommunications and VSAT. Specialist in Networking, Infrastructure and telecommunications networks. Project Management and people management experience. Internet VSAT installation, VSAT Gateway link Operation and Maintenance, Wireless network implementation for Ecobank, Esso, WFP, Ceragon WLL and Cisco Aironet, Optic Fiber, Billing Platform from Ericsson for Prepaid and Homisco for Postpaid, Mobile Internet, SMS, MMS, Roaming, GPRS & Edge and Blackberry implementation. Operation and management of many VSAT networks for Banks and other enterprises. Engineer in Electronics, MBA (Experienced IT and Telecommunications). CV available.

Experienced VSAT installer with CCDA and CCNA knowledge, accepting short/long term missions in Burkina Faso or any country in africa.

Contact: Mobile Phone: 00 226 74 12 80 56 Email:

VSAT installation in Burkina Faso

Richard Muteru - Kenya

Richard is a Certified VSAT Engineer based in Kenya.  He has carried out installations for the last 6 years in Kenya and also other countries in Africa, including Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi.  He has experience on C-band and Ku-band with antenna sizes 1.2m,1.8m, 3.7m and 7.3m diameter.  Modems worked with include Dialway, 360 (Gilat products), DVB, iDirect, Paradise and Comtech.

He also offers VOIP services and solutions for making international calls at affordable rates.

Please email, 
Phone +254 733 739 045,+254 725 984 712 Skype richmuh

Installation of 7.3m Teleport hub dish
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1.8m C-Band dish
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Engineer Bruk Getache:   Site survey, install, commissioning and maintenance of VSATs in Ethiopia and many other African countries.

Based in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa), he is fully equipped with all necessary test and measuring equipments.

Representing MCI (US telecom) for 5 years in Eastern Africa region.  More than 30 VSATs installs, for the World Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, COMESA and EU in the whole of Africa, such as Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Botswana, Zambia, Rwanda and including Ethiopia.

Technologies: ViaSat, Hughes and iDirect equipments, Cisco routers etc.   GVF certified.

Contact details: Engineer Bruk Getachew  Email:

Alternative Email address: 
Phone + 251 911 796975 /+251 913 688646
P.O.Box 19338, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

VSAT satellite dish installation for Standard Chartered Bank in Ethiopia
Banking network VSAT installation

Adewale Abiodun Host Quarters Ltd, Lagos, Nigeria

Adewale Abiodun is a certified VSAT installer, with over 7 years of experience.

He has deployed and installed broadband and VSAT equipments for private companies, multinationals and government bodies in Nigeria, Ghana and some other parts of West Africa such as Togo and the republic of Benin.

Over the years, He has installed all kinds of VSAT which includes 1.2m,1.8m,2.4m and 3.8mtrs. He has ground knowledge with proven track record on configurations and installations of modems such as Com tech, Ipsat, Idirect, Linkstar, Hughes, direcway, datum, RG modems, Cisco Routers and a host of others.

He is technically sound and has provided highly exceptional service delivery in VSAT deployment and Installation in Nigeria and some parts of West Africa as stated above. He is presently the HO for Host Quarters Ltd. Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: 234-8033226248, 0700-HOST QUARTERS, 07093045083


C-band VSAT antenna installation.
As shown, the polarisation is Horizontal receive and Vertical transmit. The polarisation adjustment angle has not yet been applied.

Acel International - VSAT installation and maintenance service, with warehouse in Ghana

Acel International (Acel) provides "on the ground" value-added VSAT installation, maintenance and support services to companies throughout Africa.

By being on the ground when you need them, their qualified engineers save you both valuable time and money.  Acel is a solution to outsourcing your installation and maintenance needs.

They help by reducing delivery time and costs by shipping VSAT equipment directly from their warehouse in Ghana.

Web site:


Jeffrey Mbeha - Namibia

Jeffrey Mbeha is a VSAT installer in Namibia, and can install any type of VSAT from 1.2m to 3.7m.  He has worked with Andrews, Prodelin, Channel Master, Ellies and many types of antennas.

He can install modems: Dialaw@y, Faraway (both Gilat products), iDirect VSATs, Comtech 600 and 600L Modems, Fairchild, Paradise, NEC modems, etc.

Installation and maintenance of any SCPC or shared system modems.

Installed many types of VSATs on many different satellites over a period of 8 years around the country of Namibia, in both C and Ku Band frequencies.


VSAT antenna installation

Mark Wycliff Lukyamuzi - Uganda

VSAT installer from Kampala, Uganda, covering all of East and Central Africa region.

Three 3.8m dish installations illustrated.

M&M Networking Solutions Ltd
Plot 67 Kira Road
P.O.Box 16357 Wandegeya

VSAT dish install  3.8m dish installation

Paul Charles Gatimu - Kenya

I am a Kenyan citizen and based in Kenya.  I have a wide range of experience in VSAT installation having installed VSATs all over Africa.  I have deal with various size of antennae from 1.2m - 5.8m Ku & C band.

I have dealt with various  VSAT product from iDirect, Comtech, DMD20, Comstream, LinkStar & many others.

My contacts details are:    Mobile  +254722578386


A good example of C-band VSAT dish using circular polarisation. Click image for a larger detailed image of the feed assembly.

Ayodele Olanlokun
VSAT installers and maintenance - Nigeria.

We have done jobs all over Nigeria, and even on the West African coast.

3R Technologies provides turnkey broadband satellite installation services.
No matter what the size ( 4.9m, 2.4m, 1.8m, and 1.2m antennas ) or location of your network, 3R's professionals can install your new system, Satellite installation services include both C-Band and Ku-Band.

Our services can be divided into three main areas
· Satellite Installation Services
· Field Maintenance and Repair Services
    Maintenance and Repair
    Antenna System Preventive Maintenance
· Equipment Sales and Value added services

CONTACT Ayodele Olanlokun
Address: 141 D Gbagada-Oworonshoki Express Way
Tel: 0803 4854358


George Mbogoh Kariuki
VSAT installer, technician and maintenance - Kenya.

Based in Kenya, he has done work also in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Zanzibar.

Wide experience: Intelsat 901, 902, 904, 905, 906, 907, 802,10-02, PAS10, NSS7, AB3, Eutelsat W3A, AMC12.  Technologies: iDirect, Dialway, 360, Comstream, Scopus, Comtech, Vbox downlink plus the installation of marine surveillance radar and VHF systems.  More details

Contact: Nairobi, Kenya.   Cellphone +254 722 740 687

Africa C-band satellite dish installation
C band VSAT terminal installation

Klaus Merckens

Installations of 1.2m Ku band antennas, model number Andrew 123, in Cotonou, Benin and Accra/Ghana.   More details of Andrew antenna installations


Akoh Adejo Friday - Nigeria

VSAT network engineer and iDirect Hub management in Abuja, Nigeria - CV
Management of 4.7m Andrew VSAT equipment and iDirect hub at Network Control Center (NCC) for voice , data and video communication. 

Email Address:   Tel: 0805 201 0701



Benedict Kiilu - Kenya

Ben lives in Kenya and has been working with Alldean Satellite Networks [k] ltd as a VSAT installer and technician. 

He has installed and has a wide experience with a variety of satellite modems, including indoor units - Dialway, 360, Faraway, Comstream, iDirect.   Dish experience includes both Ku band and C band.

Experienced in computer networking, software installation and maintenance of PC's, fax and phones.  Plus experience with HF  communication system and marine surveillance radars.

VSAT installations in remote areas in eastern Africa.

Please contact Ben at

Anthony Glass - South Africa

Anthony Glass, chairman of Satellite Communication CC, is able to offer VSAT installation service in Africa.

Services using smaller hand portable equipment include VoIP via a USB-based handset operating in conjunction with an Inmarsat BGAN satellite modem to provide Internet and VoIP access at speeds of up to 144 kbps. This is is sufficient bit rate for VoIP, email, web browsing, instant messaging, FTP, video/audio/text streaming, secure access through VPN or SSH, image/video transfer via any IP-enabled digital camera software and enables sharing of all kinds of data files.

Contact details:  Email:  
Tel:  +27 11 402 1166    Fax:  +27 11 402 0078    Mobile: + 27 83 607 0077
Web site:

7 Sivewright Avenue, Doornfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa, P.O. Box 15990, Doornfontein, 2028, South Africa


Nimrod Kapon - Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon and Angola.

Nimrod is located in Israel but offers all kinds of service in the satellite telecom world. Mainly in Africa, he has several trained installers in different countries: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon and Angola. He has contact with trained installers elsewhere as well. He is keen to expanding his network and is looking both for more installers and customers.

Contact Nimrod Kapon at Oasis Networks
GSM Israel: +972 54 808 7793
MSN Messenger ID:
Yahoo, Gtalk, Skype ID: nkapon
Secured environment:
Web site:

Working at night during rain repointing a customer's large 6.8m satellite dish in Nigeria

Ashraf Ahmed Hagelnur  - Sudan

Graduated from Computer Science and working In the VSAT field since 2006 with the experience of installing most of the antennas types (1.2m, 2.4m, 3.7m, 3.8m and 4.5m) and dealing with iDirect Modems, Advantage SatNet Modems, PD25 Modems, Comtech Modems and SCPC links.

Installations done for UN, banks, embassies and most of the NGOs in Sudan and work also in the  in Darfur region.  More details: VSAT installations in Sudan

Khartoum - Sudan
Mobile: +249-9-12183033
E-Mail address:

4.5m antenna construction

Completed antenna installation

Altahir Hussien Altahir, Sudan

Senior VSAT engineer, based in Sudan, with broad experience in VSAT Installation, migration, maintenance and excellent troubleshooting techniques.  Extensive experience with:
- Comtech, Advantech, Paradise, Radyne and iDirect Modems
- IPricot IPr-S500,S600 and Pentaoffice DVBs.
- Radio Frequency Interference Tests (RFI).
- Cisco Routers and S witches.
- Wireless Networks (Point-to-Point, Point-to-Multipoint)
- Wired Networks.
- Firewalls: SELinux, Astaro, Sonicwall.
- Network Servers: DHCP, DNS, WEB, FTP and File servers (Linux, Windows).
- Network Troubleshooting (Wireless, Wired and VSAT).

Mobile:+249-9-05740700  Email:

3.8m antenna
3.8m antenna

John Mutinda - Sudan

My name is John Mutinda, a Kenyan citizen. I have been carrying out installations of satellite internet VSAT under a company know as Alldean Satellite Networks Ltd in Kenya.  

Have been doing the installations all over the my country and even outside a country like in Southern Sudan. I have an experience on C-band and Ku-band beams of the different satellites.

I have been using different kinds of satellite internet Modems (indoor unit) like Comtech EF data ( CDM-570L), 360E and Dial-away. I have been installing different sizes of the antennas, all over the country, with different satellites beams.

I am now working with a company in Southern Sudan as a Network Administrator since January. I'm looking forward for your commends as been one of your installers.

Internet network server centre in Kenya, Africa
John at work at the network server centre

VSAT installer at work in Kenya, Africa
VSAT installation near the Nuba Mountains, Kenya, Africa.

Ahmed N. Musa, Sudan and Ethiopia

Based in Sudan has has done many installations and is ready to do so in any part of the world. They have done jobs all over Sudan plus Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.

No matter what the size ( 4.9m, 2.4m, 1.8m, and 1.2m antennas ) or location of your network, NetvSat Communications can install your new system. Satellite installation services include both C-Band and Ku-Band.

Their services are Satellite Installation Services, Field Maintenance and Repair Services
Maintenance and Repair, Antenna System Preventive Maintenance, Equipment Sales and Value added services, Different kind of links (DVB-RCS, SCPC) More details and picture of work done.

CONTACT Ahmed N. Musa  Tel: 00 249-9-1834 3388   Tel: 00 249-1-2280 9522

Shepherd Tichivangani - All Southern Africa

He, plus his team of engineers and technicians, has installed VSAT hubs and well as remote customer VSAT terminals. His team has experience of installation and maintenance on all kinds of work on satellite, optical fibre and wireless microwave systems.

He has worked with most of the regulatory authorities in southern Africa and can organise licensing.   The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Southern Africa is located in Gaborone, Botswana, which makes it easy to organise licences with all SADC countries.

He is based in Gaborone which happens to be almost at the centre of major cities in Southern Africa and he is able to travel anywhere within Africa and the Middle East

Contact no +267 72202945      Fax +267 3974191    Email now:

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Fred Anyika - Kenya

Training and experience in:

VSAT installation, site survey, commissioning and equipment configuration.  TETRA installation, network design and programming.  Motorola technical programme including selective call by DANIMEX.  VSAT installation experience details and CV


Contact:  Tel: 072 262 5135    E-MAIL now:

PO box:  57618-00200 NAIROBI

VSAT dish Africa

Ben Mulele - Nigeria ( BENSAT )

VSAT installer, based in Nigeria with Oil Industry ( BGP ) experience.

More details and image gallery of Nigeria satellite dish installations

Contact  E-MAIL:



VSAT site installation in Nigeria  Install by VSAT engineer Ben Mulele in Nigeria, Africa

Lanre Ore - KKON Technologies, Lagos, Nigeria

He has undertaken a number of VSAT Projects in Northern, Eastern and Southern Africa.

Contact details: Olanrewaju Ore, KKON Technologies Ltd.
Ground Floor, Refuge Insurance House,
33,Ikorodu Road, Jibowu Lagos

Mobile1:+2341 873 9928        Mobile2:+2348 03 332 8418    Office:+2341 582 1185

  Olanrewaju Ore, VSAT satellite communications installer in Nigeria

Kalwani Kalwani:  Installer of VSAT and network equipment in Zambia.

Very experienced VSAT and IT networking engineer, with University Diploma in Telecommunications, Membership of Professional Bodies: IEEE, Global VSAT Forum (GVF), Member of VSAT Installers in Africa and Computer Society of Zambia. International VSAT installation certification.

Experience includes: VSAT - Codan - Cisco - EF Data - Andrew Antennas - VoIP

Locations: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia

Read his full CV, plus images of some VSAT installations.

Contact details:

Mobile: +260 977 629920

Satellite dish for Zambia Revenue Authority
Installation for Zambia Revenue Authority. 

VSAT Installation and service in Mozambique

Please contact us:  Carlos Junior, Manager Director
OrbitTelcom.Lda, Mozambique - Maputo
Av. Marine N'gouabi n.458

Tel:+258 21 402 368 Fax: :+258 21 402 368
Cell: + 258 82 4545270
skype: Bytesystemmoz.2005

More details: VSAT service and installation in Mozambique

Ike Charles Ebere (Port Harcourt, Uyo, Aba, Lagos, Yenagoa - Nigeria)

Ike Charles Ebere is a VSAT installer in Nigeria, and can install any type of VSAT from 1.2m to 3.7m. He has worked with Andrews, Prodelin, Channel Master, Ellies and many types of antennas.
He can install modems: Shiron & all Gilat products, iDirect VSATs, NEC modems, etc.

Installation and maintenance of any SCPC or shared system modems.
He has all tools required to lock any site.

Installed many types of VSATs on many different satellites such as LMI , Intelsat 801, 901 , 907, 802 etc in both C and Ku Band frequencies.

Contact phone : 234 8025120072       234 8185653740


VSAT Installation and service in Tunisia, Algeria and Libya

Areas of work include Tunisia, North Africa, offshore maritime in Mediterranean sea and in the adjacent countries, Algeria and in Libya,

EasyCom have installed more than 500 1.2m VSAT links, and have specialised experience in SCPC links with Comtech modem solutions.

EasyCom: 22 Rue Imam Rassaa App8 Tunis Belvédère 1002 Tunisie


Email:   skype: khkpro

Phone: +216 71 89 33 90     Fax:  +216 71 89 34 05     Mobile:  +216 98 30 31 54

More details: VSAT service and installation in Tunisia, Algeria and Libya

Comtech CDM570 satellite modems
EasyCom Comtech CDM570 modems for business/corporate application.

Dipesh.P.Chudasama, Tanzania

Installation of VSATs in all parts of Tanzania.

+255 717 030099

VSAT installation at airport in Tanzania VSAT installation in Tanzania

Rajesh A Chengta - Ghana

VSAT project manager.

Experience:  Planning, installation, commissioning and maintenance of VSAT networks. Vendor development, review product specifications, price negotiation and material procurement for VSAT networks.  Earth station site survey and negotiation with civil contractors. Scheduling for implementation of VSAT projects and sites integration. Full responsibility of coordinating with INTELSAT, USA.  More details: VSAT project manager in Ghana



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