Speedcast to Provide Services to 40 Sites Throughout Multiple Countries in South AmericaSydney, Nov 14, 2017 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Speedcast International Limited (ASX:SDA), the world's most trusted provider of highly-reliable, fully-managed, remote communication and IT solutions, today announced that the company has been selected by an affiliate of Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) ("Nabors") to provide new IT communications equipment and cloud-based connectivity services to 40 land-based sites in Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela and Argentina.
Speedcast will leverage satellite Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT) connectivity to deliver communications to the remote land-based sites throughout South America. The cloud-based service will be supported by Speedcast's 24x7x365 global customer service centers, with local field engineers in the region to provide fast, reliable support at all times. Speedcast is currently supporting Nabors for similar networks both onshore and offshore in multiple locations around the world.
"Speedcast has operated in South America for many years with a solid local presence- multiple offices, a teleport and full field support team, serving major Energy operators in a region rich with opportunity," says Speedcast's EVP of Energy, Keith Johnson. "We are delighted that Nabors chose us to deliver the same type of solution here that they have trusted us to provide in other regions for years. It is a testament to the level of quality and attention to customer service that we strive to deliver for each and every customer Speedcast serves."
Speedcast holds a leadership position as an end-to-end communications and IT solutions provider for the Energy market with more than 30 years' experience serving customers both onshore and offshore. Supporting 9 of the top 10 global drilling contractors, Speedcast leverages the largest and most robust global network in the mobile satellite industry to design, install, optimize and support solutions for critical applications anywhere in the world. The company's extensive infrastructure promotes flexibility and operational efficiency, allowing customers to scale their networks to current requirements and business needs while also receiving world-class 24/7 support.
About Speedcast International Ltd
Speedcast 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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