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Omani operator SCT selects SpaceBridge

SpaceBridge Inc. will supply multiple spot beams and multi-service broadband satellite network solutions to STC.

Canada-based SpaceBridge Inc., which manufactures High Throughput Satellite (HTS)/VHTS Broadband VSAT Satellite Network Platforms, Terminals and network solutions, has been selected by Oman’s Satellite Communication Technologies (SCT) to supply an HTS Multiple Spot Beam (MSB) Broadband VSAT Network. The network to be supplied incorporates SpaceBridge’s ASAT system including its turnkey WaveSwitch, point-to-multipoint satellite broadband platform technology.

“SpaceBridge was selected following careful evaluation of a public tender and showed a high level of performance with the ability to provide its solution that addresses perfectly SCT’s challenges using advanced MSB platform to serve various types of customers,” commented Salim Al Alawi, SCT’s Executive Director and CEO.

The SpaceBridge ASAT platform, sized to support SCT growth to thousands of remote terminals, will deliver services enabling enterprises, mobile network operators and homeland security entities to transmit real-time applications data under the Arabsat Satellite coverage in the Sultanate of Oman and it’s economical water. Operating multiple high throughput DVB-S2X beams in the forward channel, coupled with SpaceBridge’s advanced QoS and Performance Enhancement Proxy (PEP), SCT will provide high speed and spectrally efficient bandwidth to their customers. On the returns, SCT benefits from dynamic MF-TDMA return channels delivering industry-leading reaction time and bandwidth delivery based on customer demands. Additionally, WaveSwitch enables SCT to dynamically switch customers with higher bandwidth demands from MF-TDMA dynamic SCPC, providing SCT with benefits from high performance, improved spectral efficiency on the returns and increasing the overall satellite data throughput.

“We are very pleased to have been chosen by SCT for this vital network. SpaceBridge’s technology offers advanced performance in the market by implementing the latest industry standards allowing our customers to provide a quality telecommunications solution in a cost-effective manner,” commented David Gelerman, President & CEO of SpaceBridge Inc.