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CETel secures capacity on SES-12

(20 February 2019 - CETel) CETel, a leading German service provider of global managed end-to-end communications solutions, signed a substantial lease contract for satellite capacity with its strategic partner SES Networks.

The capacity is secured on the recently launched satellite SES-12, which is one of the largest geostationary satellites that SES has ever procured. The satellite carries six wide beams and 72 high-throughput spotbeams serving regions from Middle East to the Asia-Pacific.

“We committed to this capacity to assure that our customers benefit from powerful and reliable satellite communications,” explains CETel’s Managing Director, Guido Neumann. “The demand for encompassing connectivity solutions, especially in the Middle East is tending upwards. Securing this capacity is key to our business, particularly for the oil & gas and the mining sectors. Automation and digitalization in these industries feed the demand for data transmission and CETel is best prepared to deliver broadband-like connectivity to even the harshest and remotest environments to fuel ERP and thus improve operational results.”

The coverage reaches from Cyprus in the West to Japan in the East, and South to Australia and North to Russia. Its excellent coverage enables CETel to provide optimized solutions from its own communications hub located in the UAE. The customized services can be delivered via hub-based or hub-less technology according to the specific requirements of CETel’s customers. CETel is specialized in tailored German-engineered communications solutions that are fully managed to meet individual specifications. Currently, CETel operates and manages more than 500 MHz on 15 satellites, as well as several O3b/MEO sites, delivering connectivity into more than 50 countries world-wide. Blending the powerful SES-12 capacity into the portfolio will result in even more efficient satellite communications solutions. The satellite is planned to become operational during Q1 2019.

About CETel

CETel is a leading independent German provider of global satellite, fiber and wireless enabled communications solutions. CETel offers fixed and mobile satellite services to various vertical markets. Customers take advantage of fully managed services designed to individual requirements, operated from CETel’s own teleport near Cologne, Germany. Strategic partnerships with leading satellite operators and equipment manufacturers allow for tailored solutions in a timely and cost-efficient manner. CETel received the Service Provider of the Year Award by VSAT Global in 2017 and is Tier 3 fully certified by the World Teleport Association since 2018.