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Azercosmos and Swiss Signalhorn to deliver satellite services to Africa

Azercosmos and Signalhorn will use iDirect technology to provide connectivity through the Leuk teleport.

Azerbaijan’s Space Agency Azercosmos and teleport operator Signalhorn have signed a cooperation agreement to provide uninterrupted, secure and high-quality satellite services throughout Africa via the C-band capacity on Azerspace-1 satellite.

Using the latest iDirect technology, Azercosmos and Signalhorn will be able to contribute to efficient connectivity through the Leuk teleport resulting in a high degree of operational flexibility and agility. Through this partnership, Azercosmos and Signalhorn will provide high-quality internet connectivity and provide more opportunities for humanitarian aid as well as greater connectivity options across Africa.

Commenting on the partnership, Mark Guthrie, Chief Commercial Officer at Azercosmos said: “Our collaboration with Signalhorn strengthens our presence in the African region and will bring greater connectivity to this region with advanced, reliable and flexible solutions.”

Nigel Gibson, Chief Commercial Officer at Signalhorn, added: “The new agreement will deepen the existing relationship between the two companies and allow them to offer their communication services in Africa. We are pleased to have Azercosmos as a partner who helps to make service, networks and communication better.”