North Telecom has joined telecommunications service provider Omantel Wholesale to help grow its satellite footprint with additional transponders to enhance Ku band satellite capacity.
The agreement increases Omantel Wholesale’s satellite capabilities and gives its customers increased redundancy and resiliency across its global network. It enables Omantel Wholesale to add Ka band network capacity if required in the future.
Omantel Wholesale’s satellite services are designed to ensure maximum uptime for customers and deliver a comprehensive suite of connectivity solutions. Its agreement with NorthTelecom builds on decades of development of both its terrestrial and satellite networks.
Speaking about the agreement, North Telecom Group CEO Hadi Nazari, said: “We are excited to be expanding our relationship with Omantel and support its international growth. Satellite remains critical to global infrastructure and enables businesses across the globe to stay connected whenever they want and wherever they might be.
“Growth of global Internet means that applications and service have to be delivered with always-on performance. Together with Omantel, we’re ensuring that end users get connected and have an optimal application experience.”
Sohail Qadir, Vice President of Omantel Wholesale, added: “We are continually developing and adding to our satellite capabilities to give customers unique connectivity options as well as an exceptional networking experience. Satellite is an important element of our connectivity ecosystem and by working with NorthTelecom, we are adding capacity and growing our presence both on the ground and in the sky.
“We have a vision for high-performance ultra-low latency networking that delivers maximum uptime and true global resiliency.”