German broadcast satellite service provider Media Broadcast Satellite extends its teleport, housing and infrastructure business through an agreement with NorthTelecom.
The long-term contract will enable the global satellite service provider to set up its own facilities at Media Broadcast’s teleport in Usingen near Frankfurt. This was announced by both companies prior to IBC 2017 in Amsterdam where Media Broadcast Satellite will exhibit at stand 1.B79.
The agreement covers infrastructure services for NorthTelecom to install a co-located teleport for data and broadcasting in Usingen combined with rack, housing and office space. Media Broadcast Satellite will provide engineering and expertise including monitoring and maintenance services. The agreement also includes redundant fibre connectivity and the mutually shared use of the companies’ operational antenna infrastructure and technology know-how.
“We are pleased to extend our teleport and housing services agreement with NorthTelecom and continue providing them with the perfect infrastructure to fully operate from Usingen”, said Christian Fleischhauer, Managing Director of Media Broadcast Satellite. “High security standards as well as an excellent infrastructure in combination with flexible models of support will guarantee best conditions for NorthTelecom. The agreement underlines the relevance of teleport Usingen, our outstanding technical standards and triggers new and successful ways of cooperation in the teleport and broadcast market.”
Hadi Nazari Mehrabi, CEO of NorthTelecom, added: “We are delighted to choose Media Broadcast Satellite as one of our reliable partners to expand our infrastructure reach globally. This is a great opportunity for both parties and a new concept in the industry. NorthTelecom and Media Broadcast Satellite will share and exchange infrastructure and expertise while expanding their technical and commercial scope. Both companies are committed to a long-lasting cooperation.”