Speedcast today announced that it has been awarded a contract by one of the world’s largest oil field services companies to expand its VSAT services in UAE, taking the number of sites Speedcast is providing to twenty.

Building on the contract win in the second quarter of 2016 to provide service to ten sites in the UAE and Oman, this award to double the number of sites validates the customers’ confidence in Speedcast’s ability to deliver a reliable, competitive service with consistent SLA’s. Speedcast provides the customer with best-in-class support both on the ground and from its state-of-the-art Network Operation Centres around the globe 24/7/365, with local knowledge and the flexibility to respond quickly to the customers’ requirements.

With over 16 years of experience within the region, Speedcast is well established to provide communication solutions to the Energy sector.

Keith Johnson, Senior Vice President & General Manager-Energy says, “This contract expansion award from a major oil field services company is an early indicator of renewed growth in the energy sector that Speedcast is well positioned to benefit from. The market values our expertise in providing turnkey, managed solutions and we look forward to developing our close relationship with the company and envisage further support to more sites. We have a wide portfolio of solutions and highly trained, local personnel on the ground in the Middle East to ensure that our customers receive outstanding service and support.”