SkyVision to Launch Major New Services at AfricaCom 2011, including Ku-Band VSAT, Back-Up Solutions via VSAT, and a Suite of Professional Services.
Cape Town, South Africa, November 9, 2011 – SkyVision Global Networks Ltd., a leading global provider of IP connectivity over satellite and fiber optic systems, announced today that it will launch several major new services at the AfricaCom 2011 exhibition and conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
SkyVision is expanding its services throughout Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East to meet the growing demand for reliable and affordable Internet connectivity that is supported by its around the clock Technical Assistance Center and high-quality professional services.
Ku-band VSAT Services
SkyVision is proud to launch its new Ku-band VSAT Services in Africa, offering robust and dependable IP connectivity. In contrast to most other Ku-band VSAT service providers, who offer only limited services with a monthly quota, SkyVision will provide its customers with unlimited capacity, offering its SkyDirect Premium and SkyDirect Business mid-range content services, with 1:4 and 1:8 contention ratios respectively and unlimited traffic usage.
"Many of our customers in Africa have expressed the need for a cost-effective Ku-band VSAT solution," said Doron Ben Sira, SkyVision CEO, "and looked to SkyVision to offer them the high-quality service they have come to expect from us. In response, we have applied our expertise and the mature technology of ACM to offer a highly reliable and cost-effective Ku band VSAT Internet connectivity solution with the most progressive SLA and cost-effective pricing available anywhere in the African market."
SkyVision Professional Services and SkyVision Active
SkyVision is taking the opportunity of participating in AfricaCom 2011 to showcase its new modular suite of Professional Services, including Planning, Pre-Deployment, Deployment, Operations, and Maintenance services.
Backed by an expert team of highly trained engineers offering first-class customer service and 24/7 Technical Assistance Center completely free of charge, SkyVision’s Professional Services provide enterprises with the added value they need to manage, deploy, and maintain their network.
Also at AfricaCom 2011, SkyVision will be launching SkyVision Active, a new, high-quality VSAT backup service that provides reliable, redundant Internet and VPN/inter-branch VSAT connectivity, even in the event of primary Internet/VPN service failure.
SkyVision Active on-demand backup service is ideal for enterprises in the financial, energy, public service, health, security, and other industries that need to stay connected and guarantee bandwidth for critical applications to remain productive at all times.
Commenting on SkyVision's new service offerings, Mr. Ben Sira said "SkyVision offers its customers scalable, customized solutions that are easily integrated into terrestrial and wireless communication networks to enable hybrid solutions. Providing reliable Internet or VPN connectivity for the corporate and enterprise market in even the most remote rural areas is central to our strategic corporate vision. By expanding our range of professional services, we are giving our customers not only the best possible solutions for their needs, but also the finest ongoing support as they implement them."
AfricaCom 2011 Award Nominations
SkyVision has been nominated for two AfricaCom 2011 Awards in the categories of 'Satellite Service Provider of the Year' and 'Best ICT Solution Provider for Enterprise Markets in Africa', with the winners to be announced at the AfricaCom gala dinner in Cape Town on November 9, 2011.
“SkyVision recognizes the importance of AfricaCom, and is honored to have been nominated for these prestigious awards, which identifies industry leaders and innovators in Africa’s telecommunications sector,” said Mr. Ben Sira. "We believe that this double nomination for our products and services sends a clear and strong message that we are delivering on our commitment to provide the African continent with the most technologically advanced and business-optimized solutions."
SkyVision is a leading global IP telecommunication service provider to emerging markets, offering solutions that combine satellite service platforms with high-capacity fiber optic connections. Via its gateways in Europe, North America, Africa and the Middle East, the company provides IP connectivity with access to the global Internet backbone, as well as an extensive suite of both customized end-to-end solutions and industry-standard services. With a network spanning 100 countries, SkyVision’s solutions combine global reach with active local presence and support. SkyVision’s customers include incumbent telecoms, ISPs, cellular operators, global and local enterprises, government entities and NGOs.
For more information, visit www.skyvision.net.
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