Orange Showcases New High-speed Internet Connectivity in Central African Republic
BANGUI, 28 September 2017 -- Orange Central African Republic, in partnership with SES Networks, unveiled its new high-speed internet connectivity solution for enterprises, prior to the launch of the service in the country.
The solution, enabled by SES Networks, uses IP Transit architecture and delivers a fully managed service with low latency and high throughput IP transit capabilities. The new service is designed to provide superior quality internet connections of up to 2 Gbps, via the SES Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite fleet.
“We are delighted to launch this service today, as this is a real game-changer. Now businesses in the Central African Republic will be able to unleash their growth potential and avail themselves of all the benefits high-speed connectivity brings,” said Corinne Lozé, CEO at Orange Central African Republic. “The advantage of the satellite-based solution is that it brings connectivity even in remote areas, where terrestrial telecoms infrastructures are not sufficient. In addition, MEO services are able to provide fiber-like speeds, making this solution ideal for a country as vast as the Central African Republic.”
“This new service launched by Orange opens a new era in enterprise connectivity in the Central African Republic,” said Carole Kamaitha, Vice President Sales Africa at SES Networks. “With an additional layer of resiliency, this reliable, high-speed, and low latency connectivity will enable local companies to use cloud applications, help improve productivity and grow their businesses.”
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About Orange Central African Republic
Orange Central African Republic is one of the major telecom operators in the Central African Republic. Present in the country since 2007, its mobile and internet network is deployed in Bangui and other parts of the country. It was the first operator to launch 3G+ mobile internet in 2013 in the country, and the first operator to launch mobile banking services with its Orange Money service. Orange Central African Republic is renowned for its important contribution to the development of the Central African Republic, with numerous corporate social responsibility actions.
SES is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in two key business units: SES Video and SES Networks. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions. SES’s portfolio includes ASTRA, O3b and MX1, a leading media service provider that offers a full suite of innovative digital video and media services. SES is listed on the Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange (ticker: SESG). Further information available at: www.ses.com