NEDA taps Speedcast for private government network in Afghanistan

SpeedCast International has been appointed by NEDA Telecommunications to build a satellite connected secured private network for a ministry office for the Government of Afghanistan.

NEDA is the first licensed Internet Service Provider in Afghanistan. Under this multi-year service agreement, SpeedCast will build a new satellite-based private network with over 50 sites to deliver required connectivity and service levels to the end user. The new private network aims to provide reliable and secured connection that allows improved efficiency and productivity by extending connection coverage.

Ahmad Ihsan, CEO of NEDA Communications, said: “SpeedCast has been our main backbone network provider for the past few years. This new network will open the door to a new market opportunity for us.”

Pierre Jean Beylier, CEO of SpeedCast, added: “We are happy to witness the success of NEDA and support their growth, by providing our expertise and bringing in the latest technology to the region. We will continue to work hand in hand with NEDA to expand our footprints in the market and connect users in the region to the rest of the world.”


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