Expands Pan-African Coverage
Expands Pan-African Coverage
Houston, Oct 12, 2016 AEST (ABN Newswire) - SpeedCast International Limited (ASX:SDA), a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, today announced that it has finalized a joint venture in Ghana, strengthening the company's commitment to provide high quality Pan-African coverage.

Under the strategic alliance, SpeedCast, which has a global reputation for the quality of its managed network services and worldwide communications network, continues to expand on its commitment to Africa and builds upon the company's existing presence in Algeria, Libya, Nigeria, Kenya and Angola. The move places the company in a prime strategic position to meet Africa's growing need for high quality communication services over fiber, wireless and satellite.

The joint venture will broaden SpeedCast's service offerings, increasing reach and reinforcing the company's expansion within the continent to provide a managed network throughout Africa.

Managing Director of SpeedCast Ghana Ltd, Bill Green, stated, "Based on our existing business servicing energy customers offshore in Ghana, along with the anticipated growth in the region, we are delighted to have a local partner with an already extensive oil and gas sector presence. An important part of SpeedCast's energy strategy is to anticipate oil field trends and proactively build support networks in these countries to ensure we're providing our customers with world-class service and support. We are now well equipped to expand into Ghana, providing efficient, reliable and cost efficient communications services, whilst underpinning HSE on and offshore and satisfying local content laws, allowing knowledge and technology transfer to Ghanaians."

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About Speedcast International Ltd

Speedcast InternationalSpeedcast International Ltd (ASX:SDA) is the largest provider of remote communications and IT services in the world. Speedcast's fully managed service is delivered via a leading global, multi-access-technology, multi-band and multi-orbit network of 70+ satellites and an interconnecting  global terrestrial network, bolstered by extensive on the ground local support from 40+ countries. This global "network of networks" allows customers to fully rely on the most robust, integrated infrastructure available in the market for their mission critical applications. Speedcast is uniquely positioned as a strategic business partner, tailoring communications, IT and digital solutions to meet unique customer needs and enable business transformation. Speedcast extends its managed services through differentiated technology offerings including cyber-security, crew welfare, content solutions, data & voice applications and network systems integration services. With a passionate customer focus and a strong safety culture, Speedcast serves more than 2,000 customers in over 140 countries in sectors such as Maritime, Energy, Mining, Enterprise, Media, Cruise, NGOs and Government. Learn more at Speedcast.

     


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Katy Harrison
SpeedCast International Limited
+44 1743 235555
Katy.harrison@speedcast.com


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