Spacecom (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange: SCC), the operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, has signed a multi-year contract with GiTy, a.s., a leading telecom service provider based in the Czech Republic, for C-band capacity on the AMOS-17 communication satellite in order to deliver connectivity to embassies across Africa.
AMOS-17 is an HTS satellite designed specifically to meet Africa’s fast-growing communication demands. The satellites C-band HTS, Ka- and Ku-band capabilities, enable the combination of broad regional beams and high throughput spot beams that maximize throughput and spectral efficiency. AMOS-17 supports connectivity between Africa, the Middle East, Europe, India and China.
According to Radek Ondras, Network Operations Director at GiTy, AMOS-17’s position over Africa and it’s unique performance and capabilities provide the company with an excellent solution for the firm’s very specific needs.
Partnering with Spacecom since AMOS-3 , CiTy is confident Spacecom will provide quality, personalized and reliable satellite communication services. GiTy is happy to contract capacity on the AMOS-17 satellite, which allows us to enter Africa with state of the art technology.
Spacecom VP Sales EU and ME, Eyal Altshuler, stated the company is proud to be Gity’s long-term partner, allowing the firm to support their growing needs of communication in Africa. Spacecom welcomes GiTy on board the new AMOS-17 satellite.