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Spacecom launches vertical solutions division targeting Africa's growing data and video markets

(8 November 2018 - Spacecom) Spacecom, operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, announced that it is expanding sales with a Vertical Solutions Division targeting MNOs, government programs, service providers and other commercial groups operating in the fertile data, mobile, and video markets.

Spacecom's new division adds value to customers by enabling them to reach a broader range of new business opportunities as they add complementary applications and push further into digital markets. The new division's first deal is a multi-year contract with a leading Southern Africa VSAT services provider via AMOS-7.

Spacecom is partnering with select international and local vendors as well as integration, installation, operation and management experts on a case by case basis. Based on its growing satellite fleet, the company is working with clients and partners to determine the optimal solution for the new services utilizing capacity on AMOS-3, AMOS-4, AMOS-7 and AMOS-17, following the latter's scheduled launch in 2019 to service Africa.

David Pollack, president and CEO of Spacecom stated, "By advancing new market opportunities for our clients, Spacecom is enabling them to increase business in additional spheres of activity. This initiative incorporates our deal-making talents with an array of top-of-the-line satellite related solutions and infrastructure thereby adding value to the marketplace and meeting emerging consumer needs. As we expand our reach in Africa, the Vertical Solutions Division will further AMOS brand throughout the continent."

About Spacecom

Spacecom (Space-Communication Ltd.), operator of the AMOS-3 and AMOS-7 satellites co-located at 4°W, and AMOS-4 at 65°E, provides high-quality broadcast and communication services to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia via direct-to-home (DTH) operators, Internet service providers (ISPs), telecom and MNO operators, network integrators and government agencies.

With the addition of AMOS-17 in 2019, Spacecom will further expand its reach reinforcing its position as a leading multi-regional satellite operator.