SES to Provide Satellite Services to Ethiopian Telecom
9 April 2012
2Merkato.com - April 9, 2012
SES, Luxemburg based company with a fleet of 50 satellites, is in negotiations to provide satellite services to back up the infrastructure of Ethiopia’s telecommunication provider, Ethio Telecom.
SES is planning to invest more than 1 billion euro in satellite infrastructure in Africa and expects to launch a satellite to best serve East Africa including Ethiopia said Ibrahima Guima-Saidou, African Representative for SES.
The company provides satellite services all over the world and has recently launched an initiative to enter Africa and to build long term partnerships with key players on the continent said Guima-Saidou explaining SES’s participation at the Innovation Africa Digital Summit held in Addis Ababa.