Telemedia, a broadcasting and teleport service provider in South Africa has partnered with ABS, a global satellite operator, to provide teleport services for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Under this agreement the companies are forming a strong alliance with ABS gaining a full suite of telecom services provided by Telemedia at its Johannesburg teleport. The facility provides a seamless integration of satellite ground station and teleport services.
“Our collaboration with Telemedia reinforces and strengthens our presence in the MEA and provides an extension to our global connectivity network. Telemedia was chosen to provide teleport fiber connectivity, data center hosting and satellite uplink capabilities,” said Ron Busch, ABS’ EVP Engineering and Operations. “Its infrastructure offering with a solid track record, excellent customer support and can-do attitude during the Covid-19 pandemic shows its commitment to excellent customer service.”
Steve Bretherick, CEO of Telemedia said, “This partnership with ABS invigorates Telemedia’s ground infrastructure potential and its global coverage enables us to further expand our broadcast and satellite connectivity services in the MEA. The technical teams on both sides are working closely to leverage expertise to establish technical ground support within the region.”