Gilat Satcom announces details of its annual partner event in Lagos

Gilat Satcom today announced details of its upcoming partners’ event “new fibre and satellite solutions and Global communication innovation” which will take place on Thursday 27 February at the Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Ikeja.

At the event, Gilat Satcom will unveil a raft of new services and technologies specifically tailored to enable its partners in Nigeria to differentiate themselves from competitors, improve broadband connectivity and reduce costs. Topics which will be debated and discussed include new and upcoming solutions, fleet management, opportunities with the Iriduim satellite constellation, video and live channels over IP, improve network efficiency, best practices for customer service and support and engineering challenges.

The event will be attended by integrators, distributors, ISPs, operators and enterprises from across the country.

Mr. Rio (Valdir Filstein), General Manager Gilat Satcom Nigeria, said: “Nigeria’s growing demand for high quality global communication services is yet to be met. This year our partners will enjoy technological advantages that will allow them to increase their quality of service and revenues while maintaining competitive prices for the end user.

Gilat Satcom’s African headquarters is in Lagos with offices in Abuja and Port Harcourt. In addition Gilat Satcom has a number of joint ventures across Africa including Microlink in Zambia and Raga in the DRC.

As well as a pan-Africa satellite footprint, Gilat Satcom also has an extensive fibre network. It is amongst the first companies in Africa to offer both East to West coast and international connectivity. Its MPLS network connects to both the WACS and EASSy undersea cables via fiber local loops across Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia,

Gilat Satcom is a shareholder in WIOCC, the owners of the EASSy and WACS undersea cables, and an established provider of voice and data in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.


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