GiTy provides internet in Africa via Spacecom’s AMOS-17
April 15, 2020
Spacecom , operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, has announced that the company signed a multi-year contract with GiTy, a telecom service provider based in the Czech Republic, for C-band capacity on the AMOS-17 communication satellite, in order to deliver connectivity to embassies across Africa.
Radek Ondras, Network Operations Director at GiTy, commented: “AMOS-17’s position over Africa and it’s unique performance and capabilities provide us with an excellent solution for our very specific needs. Partnering with Spacecom since as early as AMOS-3 , we are confident they will provide us with high quality, personalized and reliable satellite communication services. GiTy is happy to contract capacity on the AMOS-17 satellite, which allows us to enter Africa with state of the art technology”.
Spacecom VP Sales EU and ME, Eyal Altshuler stated: “We are proud to be Gity’s long-term partner allowing us to support their growing needs of communication in Africa. Spacecom welcomes GiTy on board of our new AMOS-17 satellite and I trust that our long standing partnership will continue to grow further”.
AMOS-17 is an HTS satellite designed specifically to meet Africa’s fast-growing communication demands. The satellites C-Band HTS, Ka-Band and Ku-Band capabilities, enable the combination of broad regional beams and high throughput spot beams that maximise throughput and spectral efficiency. AMOS-17 supports connectivity between Africa, the Middle East, Europe, India and China.