ST PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — ITC Global, Inc. (“ITC Global” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of enterprise grade satellite communication services to mining, energy and maritime businesses, announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Spidersat Communications Limited (“Spidersat”), a leading integrator of global communications solutions focused on providing mission critical satellite-based communication services for mining, exploration, and mining services companies operating in Africa. The combined companies will provide the most seamless coverage, service, and local support available in Africa for mining and mining-related customers.
“I am incredibly excited to begin our partnership with Spidersat and further develop our presence globally,” said Joseph Spytek , co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ITC Global. “Spidersat’s footprint across Africa, coupled with ITC Global’s existing presence and outstanding quality of service, will allow ITC Global greater access to markets where we can provide significant value and expertise to new and existing customers.”
Spidersat is a leading corporate communications provider in Africa, and provides custom networks and bandwidth access to enterprise customers throughout Africa. Spidersat is headquartered in Tanzania and has additional offices and technical support personnel in Ghana, Mwanza, Accra, Perth and Belmont, Western Australia. Spidersat offers a broad range of services locally in Africa, including fixed VSAT solutions and mobile satellite solutions, and has many years of experience of deploying reliable communication solutions within some of the most remote areas of Africa.
About ITC Global
ITC Global is a leading global satellite telecommunications service provider, operating an enterprise grade satellite network with complete global coverage. The Company operates through a seamless network of more than 25 advanced communications satellites. Delivering a complete set of satellite communications solutions on a global basis, ITC Global’s services include custom network design, site engineering, hardware, communications support and high speed reliable bandwidth. With facilities and engineering and technical support staff across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, ITC Global provides satellite communications systems to some of the world’s largest and most successful mining, oil and gas, and maritime companies in some of the most difficult and remote locations. For more information, please visit www.itcglobal.com