satellite delivers high performance and reliability needed to support 3G and 4G demands
Orange Business Services has renewed and expanded a satellite capacity contract with SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) to support its growing network connectivity needs in the Russian Federation.
The Ku-band capacity leased by Orange Business Services will be hosted on the high-powered NSS-12 satellite located at 57 degrees East, enabling the company to continue to provide a suite of top quality communications services to businesses across the Russian Federation. The increase in satellite capacity will allow Orange Business Services to provide point-to-point as well as corporate network connectivity covering significant parts of Siberia, particularly to satisfy growing demand from mobile operators.
Vladimir Valkovich, director of Technical and IT Departments, Orange Business Services in Russia and CIS, said: “Our long-lasting partnership with SES has run parallel to our continued growth in the Russian market. Reliable connectivity, especially when it comes to remote and wide geographical areas like Siberia, is of vital importance to our customers’ businesses. Partnering with SES helps us to ensure we meet our customers’ expectations and further strengthen our leading position as international communication and integration services provider in the business-to-business sector.”
“Orange Business Services is one of our longstanding customers with multi-transponder capacity in both C- and Ku-band, and we are pleased that our collaboration over the years has enabled it to tap the Russian market with competitive services,” said Deepak Mathur, senior vice president, Commercial Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, who is also responsible for Data and Mobility services at SES. “The last decade has seen a steady increase in connectivity demand in the region, and we are delighted to continue to provide flexible and reliable solutions tailored to the growing needs of our customers.”
Orange delivers satellite services to support companies across a broad range of vertical sectors including Oil & Gas, Mining, Government, Shipping and Finance. Orange Business Services customers use satellite solutions depending on their specific needs:
- major credit card companies for terrestrial network backup;
- multinationals to increase network availability for running mission-critical applications, and
- humanitarian and aid organizations to connect their operations in harsh environments and remote areas.
Orange Business Services’ satellite solution allows access to the Orange IP VPN. Orange Business Services has a fully integrated terrestrial and satellite network that not only provides a secure high level of availability, but also flexibility so that changes can be made quickly and easily whenever needed.