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Intelsat selects SatLink for iDirect VNO solution

December 20, 2010

SatLink Communications, a teleport providing global satellite services, has announced that Intelsat,  the world’s leading provider of fixed satellite services, has entered into a long term agreement with SatLink for VNO (Virtual Network Operator) services.  SatLink’s end-to-end, turnkey solution, based on the iDirect Evolution Hub, enables Intelsat to provide its clients with managed Hub services including Uplink and IP to the Middle East on IS15 at 85.2°E.

By leveraging Satlink’s advanced teleport services and strategic location, Intelsat is able to expand its network services and geographic reach. Satlink’s iDirect hub enables Intelsat full control and independence via remote management and its scalability enables network expansion onto multiple satellites.

“We are excited that Intelsat, a leader in the worldwide satellite industry, selected SatLink to provide these services. SatLink’s iDirect Evolution, in combination with our advanced teleport infrastructure creates a classic win-win situation for Intelsat and its customers as well as for
Satlink by allowing us to offer VNO services to other valued clients,” commented SatLink CEO, David Hochner. “With more than 100 secure, earth stations located at the juncture of Africa, Asia and Europe, we are perfectly positioned to support global and regional telecoms and other satellite operators with a myriad of data services.”

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