Orange Business Services has renewed and expanded a satellite capacity contract with SES to support its growing network connectivity needs in the Russian Federation.
The Ku-band capacity leased by Orange Business Services will be hosted on the high-powered NSS-12 satellite located at 57 degrees East, enabling the company to continue to provide a suite of top quality communications services to businesses across the Russian Federation. The increase in satellite capacity will allow Orange Business Services to provide point-to-point as well as corporate network connectivity covering significant parts of Siberia, particularly to satisfy growing demand from mobile operators.
Vladimir Valkovich, director of Technical and IT Departments, Orange Business Services in Russia and CIS, said: “Reliable connectivity, especially when it comes to remote and wide geographical areas like Siberia, is of vital importance to our customers’ businesses. Partnering with SES helps us to ensure we meet our customers’ expectations and further strengthen our leading position as international communication and integration services provider in the business-to-business sector.”
Deepak Mathur, senior vice president, Commercial Asia-Pacific and the Middle East at SES, said: “The last decade has seen a steady increase in connectivity demand in the region, and we are delighted to continue to provide flexible and reliable solutions tailored to the growing needs of our customers.”