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iDirect Hubs:

This page gives details of a number of iDirect hubs that I have put together.  If you want details of your hub(s) added please tell me eric@satsig.net  There is no charge.  These details are to help people wanting iDirect services or iDirect VNO.

I am aware that there are many more hubs. Please tell me so I can add the details here.

Global iDirect managed services and VNO provided by Lepton Global

iDirect Hub Infrastructure

Lepton Global Solutions is an ISO 9001:2015 certified small business, offering end-to-end satellite communications solutions. We operate a truly global iDirect Evolution satellite network with access to 25+ satellites worldwide, managed from our central Network Operations Centre at the company HQ in Vienna, VA USA. Lepton-owned iDirect hubs at the Hawaii Pacific Teleport in the United States and Burum Teleport in the Netherlands offer worldwide, unlimited-data shared and dedicated TDMA services, satellite backhaul, and VNO connectivity.

To discuss your requirements in more detail, contact:
+1 (571) 313-1256.

Web site: leptonglobal.com

iDirect X1 for Europe, Africa and Middle East and Americas

The new, low cost, iDirect X1 modem has been introduced since April 2012, following the upgrade of all the Bentley Walker hubs to iDirect iDX3.1 which permits this new router to operate with a new 16 channel narrow band receiver card at the hub.

Composite image of iDirect X1 satellite beam footprints

In addition to traditional broadband satellite internet access and VoIP, the new router is also well suited to utility networks, remote meter reading and smart meter control, remote control and monitoring, weather stations, SCADA, cash machines, governmental and military.  The router is low power and with its DC input option ideal for solar panel/battery operations. The router is available both for indoor use and also in a IP67 weatherproof box for external pole mounting or similar, at unmanned locations.

More information, for both for end user customers and for bulk utility enquiries:

Web site:  https://bentley-walker.com/

iDirect Evolution service for Africa and Middle East

iDirect service area coverage maps

Click to see larger scale iDirect beam coverages

Ku band : 1.2 antenna and 2 watts BUC
C band :  1.8 antenna and 5 watts BUC (Blue all Africa/MENA Arabsat 5A coverage)

UK teleport and Backbone

For more details contact: Mohamed El Faisal, Pre-Sales Manager.
Web site: https://icces.com

Mobile: +966 557192900       Phone: +966 1 483 2139 Ext. 6008     Fax: +966 1 482 5283
Email:  m.faisal@icces.com

MSN:  M_togg@hotmail.com   Skype: Mohamed.el-faisal

More details on satsig web site: iDirect for Africa and Middle East from ICCES

iDirect Evolution X3 service for Africa from Connect Internet

Connect Internet, based in Nigeria, provide an iDirect Evolution X3 service to Africa using the Telstar 11N satellite at 37.5 west orbit position.

This provides for Ku band  operation in the African countries included in the coverage shown by the beam map.

Their ConnectX3 is a 2-way VSAT system using iDirect EVOLUTION X3 for unlimited broadband Internet.

Operated and managed from the Onlime teleport it provided 2-way broadband Internet in West, Central & Southern Africa.

For more details tel: +234.703.631.6910  Email: sales@connectinternet.net

iDirect X3 from on Telstar 11N

iDirect services from Crescent Communications

Services available over Afghanistan, Middle East and Africa region

Crescent Communications provides SCPC (Single Channel per Carrier) services over Middle East (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq), North Africa and European Region - a well established and steadfast technology known for its unparalleled reliability, superior bandwidth efficiency & significant flexibility.

SCPC Systems is suitable to solve all communication needs of national and international companies.

SCPC/DVB-S2 service provides the perfect solutions for businesses with demanding applications, such as VOIP, dedicated data channels and backhaul connectivity.

Email contact details:




Newskies NSS12 satellite footprint
NSS12: C-Band

Telstar T11N satellite footprint
T11N: Ku Band

NSS10 satellite footprint
NSS10: C-Band

iDirect hub at Crescent communications teleport
iDirect Hub Teleport

Eutelsat W6 satellite footprint
Eutelsat W6 satellite coverage: Ku band

2011: Crescent Communications FZ LLC (Crescent Communications) has signed an agreement with Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) for multiple transponders on ABS-7 to serve the Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Middle East markets for broadcast and IP-based services.

Web site: https://absatellite.com/

They offer the following services with various packages at competitive rates

iDirect Infiniti Shared & Dedicated Service (Minimum hardware required : iDirect 3100, Standard Ku-Band BUC, PLL LNB with L.O 11.3GHz, 1.2m Ku-Band dish antenna)

iDirect X3 Shared & Dedicated Service (Minimum hardware required : iDirect X3, Standard Ku-Band BUC, PLL LNB with L.O 11.3GHz, 1.2m Ku-Band dish antenna)

Also: SCPC/SCPC Service and SCPC/DVBS-2 Service

Beam coverage map for iDirect services on ABS-7 satellite
iDirect services on ABS-7 satellite

Worldwide iDirect service using 7 iDirect hubs, by ITC Global

News: On 30 April 2021 it is expected that this company will be under new ownership of the "Marlink Group".

ITC Global operates seven strategically located "iDirect Hub" facilities that are used for service delivery to enterprise clients, and has also installed, commissioned and maintains custom designed "managed networks" for a number of clients in Australia, Africa and the Americas. With Offices in Australia, Africa, South America and the US, ITC Global is well positioned to provide world class engineering, competitive procurement and provisioning, and 24 hour monitoring and support to its clients.

ITC Ku band worldwide satellite beam coverages using iDirect Hubs

For more details please go to their web site www.itcglobal.com

or contact locally:

ITC Global, St. Petersburg, Florida USA, Phone +1 727 898 3835

ITC Global, San Miguel, Santiago Chile, Phone +562-9444132

ITC Global, West Perth, Western Australia, Phone +61 8 6263 0444

ITC Global provides satellite networks in Ku-band and C-band frequencies, enabling us to deploy installations worldwide. All major continents and population centres are covered, with many major regions covered in both frequency ranges.

The USA teleports enable coverage to North, Central, and South American regions, as well as Europe and Africa from Atlantic Ocean Region satellites.

The Australian teleports enable coverage into Africa and Europe, as well as coverage of Asia, the Indian subcontinent, Australia and New Zealand.

Hubs in the UK and Austria provide overlapping coverage for bespoke redundancy solutions as well as single hop solutions into Europe.

 ITC C band worldwide satellite beam coverages using iDirect Hubs

With more than 15 years experience in designing, building, optimizing and supporting satellite based communication networks, ITC Global is a leader with an extensive reference list.

ITC Global has significant demonstrated experience in supplying and installing satellite communications systems in remote and difficult offshore locations around the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean Regions. Our widespread experience in delivering business critical communications means that we are able to bring to bear world class engineering skills, applications and technical support structures for the design, construction, optimisation and support of the Satellite Systems required by our clients.

The ITC Hubs are all DVB-S2 iDirect based. Along with the advanced features of the Evolution series modems and hubs, ITC Global provides an extensive customer NMS portal. This allow customers to access statistics and reports for each site, based on daily, weekly or monthly increments.

iDirect Satellite broadband for Asia and the Pacific, by Oceanic Broadband Solutions Pty. Ltd.

iDirect service for Asia/Pacific in AsiaSat 4 C band beam coverage

This iDirect service is provided by Oceanic Broadband Solutions Pty. Ltd., based in Melbourne and Gold Coast, Australia.

The company operates an iDirect VSAT hub at the AsiaSat teleport in Hong Kong and uses the C band beam coverage of AsiaSat 4 satellite at 122 deg East longitude, as illustrated on the right.

They are reported to have implemented a major VSAT network for the Papua New Guinea (PNG) University, linking several University sites and Colleges plus numerous local WIMAX and WIFI wireless access points and links.

No more details: Their web site: oceanicbroadband.com appears to be for sale.

AsiaSat 4 satellite: launched 11 April 2003.  28, linear polarisation, C band transponders, peak EIRP =41 dBW, 55W.

iDirect Hub coverage of Western Europe, North Africa, by Orbit Research

iDirect satellite broadband service area using Telstar 11N satellite
Telstar 11N satellite beam coverage

Orbit Research Ltd have an iDirect Hub, Type 5IF the SMS-Teleport in Rugby, UK.

This company and the owners have many years of experience in designing earth stations for some of the biggest telecom companies including Inmarsat, BT and Teleglobe.

They specialise in providing satellite internet connectivity for fixed and temporary connections, especially where the requirement is complex or involves company networks.

The company is good if you need technologies such as streaming video or audio, WiFi hotspot, high data-rate with low contention. Also, for applications needing low bandwidth (such as monitoring and control of remote assets), they will work out a tariff that reflects the lower resource usage.

Orbit Research Ltd logo  Email them: sales@orbitresearch.co.uk

 Website: www.orbitresearch.co.uk

Orbit Research Ltd have an iDirect Hub, Type 5IF the SMS-Teleport in Rugby, UK. The Orbit iDirect 5IF hub can host VNO (Virtual Network Operator) operations as well as providing connectivity for individual satellite terminals.

iDirect services on NSS6, NSS7 and AMC12 satellites, by DigitalSkys

Services on NSS6, NSS7 and AMC12 satellites

DigitalSkys have an iDirect hub, located in Cyprus (CYTA) teleport with direct high speed optical fibre to London. The 5IF iDirect hub has multiple hub antenna capability and is connected to several large hub antennas so that service may be provided on up to five different satellites.  From Cyprus, almost 90% of the world may be connected.

Service is offered on NewSkies NSS6 and NSS7 satellites, with services aimed at Europe, Middle East, Africa, India, and Australia.  NSS6 provides coverage in Ku-Band in the Middle East beam and NSS7 provided Ku band coverage in the Europe - Middle East beam.

The high power SES Americom AMC12 satellite provides C band coverage of Europe and Africa in the Hemi Beam.

Contact details: DigitalSkys, Dubai Internet City, Building 17, Office 355, P.O. Box 500125,  Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  Tel: +971 4 391 08 63, Fax: +971 4 390 99 66  Email: info@digitalskys.com

This page is for information only and is based on text and images kindly provided by the respective teleport and hub operators. Updates and additions are welcome. There is no charge for the inclusion of your information on this web site. Please email me at eric@satsig.net

► Page created 24 Sept 2010, amended 17 April 2021

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