Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC) has expanded its relationship with Intelsat and entered into a new contract for satellite services on Intelsat 15 located at 85.15° East. The additional connectivity from Intelsat 15 will enable STC, the largest telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, to grow VSAT services for corporate networks in the banking, government, and oil & gas sectors operating in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Walid Al Wabel, general manager, operations management, STC, said: “Throughout our long-term relationship, Intelsat has demonstrated they understand our needs and allow us to advance our business with growth capacity that seamlessly integrates with our expansive network. Together, this has enabled STC’s customers to upgrade and expand the reach of their networks in response to growing end user demand throughout Saudi Arabia.”
Shahrokh Amiri, Intelsat’s director of sales, Middle East and North Africa said: “Our solutions will enable STC to meet current broadband demands, provide the scale necessary to expand its subscriber base and ultimately, drive growth for its business. We will continue to work closely with STC to ensure that more customers throughout Saudi Arabia have access to the most reliable and high quality broadband connectivity available in the marketplace.”