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SMS Selected As European Gateway For AMOS-17

03/12/2019

GBR: Satellite Mediaport Services Ltd. (SMS Teleport) has been selected by Spacecom (Space-Communication) to act as the European Gateway for their newly operational AMOS-17 communication satellite.
 
SMS is uplinking the first carriers of data services over C-Band and Ku-Band - Broadband Internet and Telecom - on the AMOS-17 communication satellite located at the 17 degrees E orbital position serving Africa.
 
From its teleport located in the heart of the U.K., SMS is providing high throughput services to Europe, Africa and the Middle East, along with an array of Digital Video Broadcast services.
 
"SMS is delighted to have been selected by Spacecom to provide services on their AMOS-17 satellite. We look forward to working together to meet the growing needs of communication service providers and operators throughout Africa. With our dedicated antenna systems and high-end command and control centre, we are a true gateway for all aspects of communications to and from Africa," stated Zvi Golod, CEO and Chairman of the Board at SMS Teleport.
 
"Working with the SMS Teleport team provides a tremendous start for AMOS-17's commercial operations. We are quickly building our network into Africa and beyond. SMS' gateway is an excellent platform for communication operators seeking smart and flexible solutions," added David Pollack, CEO of Spacecom.
 
Spacecom's AMOS-17 is an HTS satellite designed specifically to meet Africa's fast-growing communication demands. Extensive C-Band HTS, Ka-Band and Ku-Band capabilities enable the combination of broad regional beams and high throughput spot beams to maximise throughput and spectral efficiency. The satellite supports connectivity between Africa, the Middle East, Europe, India and China.


 
 
 
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