Satellite Internet Forum.

Welcome, Guest.
Welcome to this satellite broadband discussion forum. Wherever you are and whatever your problem we are here to help each other. Connecting to the internet via satellite is not always easy but is critically important to those in remote places or with poor terrestrial infrastructure. Both service providers and customers are encouraged to contribute. If you are showing as 'Guest', please register at the bottom of this home page if you wish to contribute or ask question. Read the Forum rules.
      Satellite internet forum          
Pages: 1

Global Telesat & RascomStar

(Read 2465 times)
Ex Member

Feb 16th, 2012 at 9:13am  
Global Telesat is the first European satellite teleport on RASCOM-QAF1R

We are pleased to announce that on 7th February 2012, Global Telesat and RascomStar-QAF have entered into a strong joint venture for the provision of teleport connectivity services and high-speed IP products to the Internet backbone.

Global Telesat, a well-known and well-established company in satellite communications, will now collaborate with RascomStar-QAF to offer Internet services via Satellite connectivity throughout the whole Africa, starting in Angola where it has its subsidiary.

The new teleport will be installed in Alicante, Spain, and it will exclusively use the RASCOM-QAF1R satellite in planned C and Ku band frequencies.

“We are delighted to have been selected by RascomStar-QAF as the first European teleport dedicated to RQ1R”, said José-Maria Sanchez, CEO of Global Telesat.

The joint venture will create a new force and will provide growth for the African telecommunications offering an enhanced range of fast, responsive and flexible satellite solutions thanks to the RQ1R pan-African coverage, at the most competitive prices.

Thanks to this collaboration, Global Telesat and RascomStar-QAF will deliver more optimized services to all types of customers from SME's to large corporations, telecom operators and ISPs across the African continent including underserved communities. Internet via Satellite introducing standard and planned C and Ku Band, virtually interference free bands, is the only solution for communications connectivity for many people living in rural areas of the African continent where fiber connections are not available.

Faraj Elamari, CEO of RascomStar-QAF commented: “Global Telesat’s Teleport will help us to address the connectivity needs of thousands of our customers on a very cost effective basis in Africa”.
Back to top
IP Logged
Ex Member

Reply #1 - Feb 19th, 2012 at 9:37am  

Back to top
IP Logged
YaBB Administrator

Personal text from: Profile,
Options, Top line

Posts: 848
Reply #2 - Feb 19th, 2012 at 12:15pm  



Orbit position 2.9E

Look out for:
Libya TV 4102 R
Congo TV 4052R
Libya TV 10871 H

More info here: http://rascomstar.com/fleet.php
Back to top
« Last Edit: Feb 20th, 2012 at 11:49am by Admin1 »  
IP Logged
Pages: 1