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CETel secures capacity on SES-12

The latest and one of the largest GEO-satellites provides powerful and reliable satellite communications for CETel customers

Cologne, February 2019. CETel, a leading German service provider of global managed end-to-end communications solutions, signed a substantial lease contract for satellite capacity with its strategic partner SES Networks. The capacity is secured on the recently launched satellite SES-12, which is one of the largest geostationary satellites that SES has ever procured. The satellite carries six wide beams and 72 high-throughput spotbeams serving regions from Middle East to the Asia-Pacific.

“We committed to this capacity to assure that our customers benefit from powerful and reliable satellite communications,” explains CETel’s Managing Director, Guido Neumann. “The demand for encompassing connectivity solutions, especially in the Middle East is tending upwards. Securing this capacity is key to our business, particularly for the oil & gas and the mining sectors. Automation and digitalization in these industries feed the demand for data transmission and CETel is best prepared to deliver broadband-like connectivity to even the harshest and remotest environments to fuel ERP and thus improve operational results.”

The coverage reaches from Cyprus in the West to Japan in the East, and South to Australia and North to Russia. Its excellent coverage enables CETel to provide optimized solutions from its own communications hub located in the UAE. The customized services can be delivered via hub-based or hub-less technology according to the specific requirements of CETel’s customers. CETel is specialized in tailored German-engineered communications solutions that are fully managed to meet individual specifications. Currently, CETel operates and manages more than 500 MHz on 15 satellites, as well as several O3b/MEO sites, delivering connectivity into more than 50 countries world-wide. Blending the powerful SES-12 capacity into the portfolio will result in even more efficient satellite communications solutions. The satellite is planned to become operational during Q1 2019.

To meet the CETel team personally, visit Cabsat 2019 from March 12 to 14 in the Dubai World Trade Centre, where CETel exhibits in Hall 7 at booth 700.




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