Hauppauge, NY, USA, [February 5, 2019] – Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world’s most trusted provider of remote communication and IT solutions, today announced that Globecomm, Speedcast’s recently completed acquisition, has finished in the development of a nationwide satellite backhaul network for a “Big Four” U.S. mobile carrier. The network supports the carrier’s services in low-density markets and provides backup protection to primary terrestrial backhaul circuits in the event of cable cuts or a natural disaster.
Network design, engineering and installation took place as the first phase of a managed services agreement, which also included maintenance, network operations, satellite capacity and integration into the carrier’s backbone.
“We are proud to support this customer with the build out of this network and see tremendous growth opportunities through partnerships with mobile carriers around the globe to extend connectivity services, both in developed and developing markets. Speedcast uniquely understands the mobile carrier ecosystem thanks to our years providing systems integration, network deployment and hosted switching services to rural carriers,” said Erwan Emilian, EVP, Enterprise & Emerging Markets at Speedcast.