Talia signs major agreement with OneWeb to take LEO services
Talia signs the very first significant LEO network service agreement with OneWeb to provide affordable service on the Quika platform to Africa.
Today Talia Limited expanded its successful partnership with Arabsat by leasing multiple transponders on the Ka-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) of Arabsat’s 5C satellite, located at 20 Degrees East.
This multi-year agreement continues to strengthen the relationship between Talia and Arabsat. Talia will offer high-quality IP VSAT services in Ka-band to Iraq and Afghanistan that utilise the smaller, more affordable 75cm VSAT antennas.
The Middle East is already cited by the ITU as being the second least Internet-connected region in the world with 58% of the population being off-line.
Alan Afrasiab, President and CEO of Talia Limited added; “Talia has operated high-quality VSAT and terrestrial services across these regions for the past 15 years. These new Middle East Ka-band services complement our existing satellite coverage on Ka, Ku and C band in both the Middle East and Africa. By using the Arabsat HTS Ka-band platform we will bring new opportunities to the region with lower hardware costs and a more affordable service.
Utilising services such as this will give more people the opportunity to get online and help bridge the digital divide”.
On this occasion, Khalid Balkheyour, President & CEO at Arabsat, cited; “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Talia who are recognized worldwide for their reliable satellite and terrestrial networks solutions. The demand for connectivity in this region has seen a continuous growth and this agreement will further cement our partner’s confidence in Arabsat to provide high-quality and reliable services.”
For further information please contact Talia: https://www.talia.net/contact-us/