COMNET Extends SES Networks’ Connectivity Solutions Over Latin America
COMNET and SES Networks’ extended partnership will see COMNET tap into the region’s high throughput satellite, SES-14, to gain enhanced coverage, capacity and flexibility over Latin America
Luxembourg, 11 August 2020 – COMNET, one of Guatemala’s leading service providers, will leverage SES Networks’ Signature Enterprise Solutions and the SES-14 satellite to extend and enhance its high-performance next-generation broadband service QUANTTUM across Latin America, SES announced today. Extending its business relationship with SES that spans more than 10 years, COMNET already provides a carrier-class managed services platform on SES-10 and utilizes other SES satellites to deliver reliable connectivity services to underserved areas in Central America.
The extended partnership comes under the SES Partner Programme, which recognises partners as trusted advisors to end-customers. As a certified partner for delivering SES Networks’ Signature Solutions, COMNET will now use the expanded coverage of two satellites, SES-10 and SES-14, gaining access to dedicated bandwidth, flexibility in service design, and teleport operations to ensure high reliability and outstanding quality of service for customers in industries such as energy, agriculture, construction and government.
“The partnership creates a seamless experience for our end customers and gives us the opportunity to access managed satellite services with flexibility on capacity and coverage, and a tailored network management interface to offer customised connectivity solutions that best fit our customers’ needs,” said Jorge Eskenasy, CEO at COMNET.
“This partnership will open new opportunities for COMNET and SES Networks to collaborate and provide greater benefits to end customers across diverse industries in the region, regardless of location,” said Omar Trujillo, Vice President of Sales for Fixed Data Americas at SES Networks. “This new agreement confirms COMNET’s trust in us as a strong partner, and we are delighted to support them so that they can continue to focus on delivering an outstanding service.”
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SES has a bold vision to deliver amazing experiences everywhere on earth by distributing the highest quality video content and providing seamless connectivity around the world. As the leader in global content connectivity solutions, SES operates the world’s only multi-orbit constellation of satellites with the unique combination of global coverage and high performance, including the commercially-proven, low-latency Medium Earth Orbit O3b system. By leveraging a vast and intelligent, cloud-enabled network, SES is able to deliver high-quality connectivity solutions anywhere on land, at sea or in the air, and is a trusted partner to the world’s leading telecommunications companies, mobile network operators, governments, connectivity and cloud service providers, broadcasters, video platform operators and content owners. SES’s video network carries over 8,300 channels and has an unparalleled reach of 367 million households, delivering managed media services for both linear and non-linear content. The company is listed on Paris and Luxembourg stock exchanges (Ticker: SESG). Further information is available at: www.ses.com
COMNET is a leading Central American telecommunications company specialized in Internet and data connectivity for the enterprise and institutional markets. With presence in the region for more than 20 years, COMNET offers a suite of hybrid telecommunications including fiber optics, wireless, and satellite technologies to maximize coverage, bandwidth, and reliability. By introducing the concept of Real Redundancy to the market (fiber + satellite) it offers the highest uptime with unsurpassed customer support via the COMNET Technology Operations Center (CTC). COMNET provides a portfolio of connectivity, networking, and cloud solutions to customers in multiple industries such as agriculture, energy, construction, retail, banking, telecom, and government powered by the purpose to “Connect a Better World”. For more information please visit: www.comnetsa.com