The capacity will be used to deliver connectivity to embassies across Africa.
Commenting on the development, Radek Ondras, network operations director at GiTy, “Amos-17’s position over Africa and its unique performance and capabilities provide us with an excellent solution for our very specific needs. Partnering with Spacecom since as early as Amos-3 , we are confident they will provide us with high quality, personalised and reliable satellite communication services. GiTy is happy to contract capacity on the Amos-17 satellite, which allows us to enter Africa with state of the art technology”.
Spacecom VP Sales EU and ME, Eyal Altshuler added: “We are proud to be GiTy’s long-term partner allowing us to support their growing needs of communication in Africa. Spacecom welcomes GiTy on board of our new Amos-17 satellite and I trust that our long standing partnership will continue to grow further”.
Amos-17 is an HTS satellite designed specifically to meet Africa’s fast-growing communication demands. Its C-Band HTS, Ka-Band and Ku-Band capabilities enable the combination of broad regional beams and high throughput spot beams that maximise throughput and spectral efficiency.
Amos-17 supports connectivity between Africa, the Middle East, Europe, India and China.