Sony Digital Rapids Pixel Power calrec Sony

Fostering collaboration with Strategic customers, ABS with partner INTERSAT, jointly hosts Seminar for Empowering Satellites in Africa to its customers

04/06/2019

Johannesburg, South Africa, 3rd June 2019: ABS, a global satellite operator and its partner INTERSAT, held a Customer Seminar on 13 May 2019 in Nairobi to forge closer partnerships with its customers and re-sellers in Africa. The full day workshop provided an opportunity to exchange views on satellite-enabled services to customers and communities across the continent. The forum included presentations of technologies as well as issues and challenges from operating in Africa, along with customer case studies. Vendor demonstrations were showcased as to how to best serve customers.

Customers from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Somalia, Ethiopia, DRC, South Africa and other African countries attended this event.

We were pleased to collaborate with INTERSAT as our premium partner and were overwhelmed with the responses from our clients at the conference. It was interesting to see the success stories from some of our resellers who have ingeniously carved out localized solutions for their respective markets, said Flavien Bachabi, ABS Managing Director of Africa. We thank all our customers, resellers and vendor partners for joining us at this summit .

CEO, INTERSAT, Hanif Kassam mentioned that It was a good event from our perspective, and I thank all attendees for their patronage. The delegate turnout exceeded our expectations and they represented a wide variety of market segments that we serve. Customer have shown a very strong interest in what we had to talk and showcase, and I am excited to see their responses. My sales-team is already overwhelmed with follow-up meetings, queries and demos, working closely with our partners and resellers. I also thank ABS team for their support and cooperation in making this event a great success.

With the growing trend to localize content, ABS has partnered with INTERSAT to set up teleport infrastructure in Nairobi to offer data and video services on ABS-3A satellite over both Ku and C-band beams across Sub Saharan Africa.

Data Services: Resellers and enterprises across Africa can subscribe for SVNO services without investing on a physical hub (no CAPEX). They can also manage their remote sites by subscribing to a pool of bandwidth and have the option for a SVNO license. Clients can create their own bandwidth portfolio and manage use with various contention levels.

Video Services: INTERSAT has set up a DTH platform on ABS-3A (Ku) which is to facilitate small channel operators, churches and online gaming companies to uplink their channels over DTH on a free-to-view platform. Customers need not incur any CAPEX to build the headend as they can simply send their content over IP to INTERSAT's teleport which gets uplinked onto the DTH platform at a nominal monthly fee.

###

About ABS:

ABS is a global satellite operator and offers a complete range of tailored solutions including broadcasting, data and telecommunication services to broadcasters, service providers, enterprises and government organizations.

ABS operates a fleet of satellites; ABS-2, ABS-2A, ABS-3A ABS-4/Mobisat-1, ABS-6, and ABS-7. The satellite fleet covers over 93% of the world's population across the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, CIS and Russia.

Headquartered in Bermuda, ABS has offices in the United States, UAE, South Africa and Asia. ABS is majority owned by Permira, a European Private Equity firm.

For more information, visit www.absatellite.com

About INTERSAT:

INTERSAT is one of the largest and most respected providers of Internet and Broadcast solutions in Africa, providing solutions via Satellite connectivity to some of the leading organizations, government institutions and the private sector. INTERSAT strives hard to stay at the cutting edge of technology, investing heavily in state-of-the art services that make the service delivery better and faster. INTERSAT has VSAT solutions to suit a wide range of customers keeping in mind their different application requirements, geographical locations and different business requirements.

For more information, visit www.intersat.ae
LINK: http://www.absatellite.com/fostering-collaboration-with-strategic-cust...
See more stories from absatellite

Asia, Australia & Oceanic Stories

18/11/2019

Wildlife Rescue premieres on Choice TV

Wildlife Rescue premieres on Choice TV November 13, 2019 We are delighted to announce we have delivered a five-part series following the life-saving work ...

13/11/2019

Enjoy the New Astro Experience with 4K UHD, Cloud Recording and ...

Enjoy the New Astro Experience with 4K UHD, Cloud Recording and Fresh Interface Date Released:13 Nov 2019 Share Tweet Enjoy the New Astro Experience wit...

13/11/2019

Star-studded lineup announced for Bloom season 2

13 11 2019 - Media release Star-studded lineup announced for Bloom season 2 Phoebe Tonkin, Bryan Brown Stan, Screen Australia and Film Victoria today announc...

13/11/2019

Applications open for Bunya Talent Indigenous Hub LA

13 11 2019 - Media release Applications open for Bunya Talent Indigenous Hub LA Mystery Road season two, produced by Bunya Productions for the ABC The Bunya ...

13/11/2019

Screen Australia announces 2019 Developing the Developer participants

13 11 2019 - Media release Screen Australia announces 2019 Developing the Developer participants Moreblessing Maturure, Ratidzo Mambo, Taryne Laffar Screen A...

11/11/2019

Screen Australia announces Story Development funding for 26 projects

11 11 2019 - Media release Screen Australia announces Story Development funding for 26 projects Melissa Lee Speyer, Gemma Bird Matheson, Lynette Wallworth Se...

07/11/2019

Craig Reucassel to present two new documentaries in 2020

07 11 2019 - Media release Craig Reucassel to present two new documentaries in 2020 Craig Reucassel Presenter, prankster and passionate advocate, Craig Reuca...

07/11/2019

Shaun Micallef explores drinking culture in new documentary

07 11 2019 - Media release Shaun Micallef explores drinking culture in new documentary Shaun Micallef's On The Sauce ABC and Screen Australia today annou...

07/11/2019

Astro is iQIYI's 1st App Partner outside China

Astro is iQIYI's 1st App Partner outside China Date Released:06 Nov 2019 Share Tweet Astro and iQIYI launch iQIYI App, making Malaysia, the first mar...

06/11/2019

The New ifLink Open Community Will Bring IoT Solutions to More Services and Products

Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation Toshiba Corporation ...

06/11/2019

Toshiba Group Joins Open Invention Network Community

Tokyo Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) announced today that Toshiba Group has joined Open Invention Network (OIN) as a community member. OIN is a community th...

04/11/2019

LITE breast cancer awareness campaign culminates with Shaz's ...

LITE breast cancer awareness campaign culminates with Shaz's Breast Cancer Fight Club Date Released:04 Nov 2019 Share Tweet Organised in conjunction ...

02/11/2019

RAAGA Deepavali Specials - Deepavali Donation Drive

RAAGA Deepavali Specials - Deepavali Donation Drive Date Released:01 Nov 2019 Share Tweet - ...

01/11/2019

Financial Results for the First Half of the Fiscal Year Ending March 2020

November 1,2019 KDDI Corporation KDDI announced the financial results for the first half of the fiscal year ending March 2020. Summary In the first half of t...

31/10/2019

Go Shop celebrates its 5th Anniversary with more than 2 million ...

Go Shop celebrates its 5th Anniversary with more than 2 million customers and storewide discounts Date Released:31 Oct 2019 Share Tweet Go Shop, a multi-...

31/10/2019

Drama Report 2018/19: spend on Australian titles hits all-time high

31 10 2019 - Media release Drama Report 2018/19: spend on Australian titles hits all-time high True History of the Kelly Gang, Content, Total Control Screen ...

30/10/2019

Orangutan Jungle School 2 airs on Channel 4

Orangutan Jungle School 2 airs on Channel 4 July 31, 2019 Orangutan Jungle School airs season 2 on Channel 4. The stakes continue to escalate at Orangut...

29/10/2019

Toshiba Group Develops Inspection Technology for Plant Facilities and Equipment in High Inaccessible Places [video]

Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation TOKYO Toshi...

29/10/2019

Techtel CEO Presents his IBC Findings at the IBC Debrief Event in Sydney

Watch Techtel CEO Mal Chandler present the latest innovations from our vendors Bridge Technologies, Spectra Logic and Synamedia: https://lnkd.in/g6BTH5e...

24/10/2019

Cast announced for new drama RFDS

24 10 2019 - Media release Cast announced for new drama RFDS Rob Collins, Justine Clarke and Stephen Peacocke Channel Seven, Screen Australia and Endemol Shi...

24/10/2019

Screen Australia announces $2 million in funding for 11 documentaries

24 10 2019 - Media release Screen Australia announces $2 million in funding for 11 documentaries The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone Screen Australia has announce...

22/10/2019

Techtel Deploys State-of-the-Art, Fully Automated Television Broadcast System for Tasmanian Government

Sydney, 22 October 2019 - Techtel has commissioned a brand new Television Broadc...

22/10/2019

Astro offers more content choices for Deepavali

Astro offers more content choices for Deepavali Date Released:21 Oct 2019 Share Tweet Malaysians will be able to enjoy more local and international Indian ...

19/10/2019

ERA mengumumkan wajah baharu Personaliti ERA

ERA mengumumkan wajah baharu Personaliti ERA Date Released:19 Oct 2019 Share Tweet Gambar juara, Zahier bersama finalis-finalis Personaliti Top ERA Sete...

17/10/2019

ABC and Screen Australia to explore national identity with three new documentary series

17 10 2019 - Media release ABC and Screen Australia to explore national identity...

16/10/2019

Screen Australia announces $1.4 million in production funding

16 10 2019 - Media release Screen Australia announces $1.4 million in production funding Macario De Souza on 6 Festivals Screen Australia has announced produ...

14/10/2019

Deepavali Anal Parakuthu on Astro Vaanavil

Deepavali Anal Parakuthu on Astro Vaanavil Date Released:14 Oct 2019 Share Tweet ' ...

14/10/2019

VICE and Screen Australia announce return of Pitch Australiana at AIDC

14 10 2019 - Media release VICE and Screen Australia announce return of Pitch Australiana at AIDC Shooting Cats and Burlesque Boys VICE, Screen Australia and...

10/10/2019

Kehangatan Maharaja Lawak Mega 2019' Kembali Membara!

Kehangatan Maharaja Lawak Mega 2019' Kembali Membara! Date Released:10 Oct 2019 Share Tweet Maharaja Lawak Mega 2019' (MLM 2019), sebuah program ...

10/10/2019

Five Bedrooms returns for season two

10 10 2019 - Media release Five Bedrooms returns for season two Five Bedrooms High fives, three cheers and one beloved Aussie drama. Channel 10 and Screen Au...

09/10/2019

Production announced for Alice-Miranda - A Royal Christmas Ball

09 10 2019 - Media release Production announced for Alice-Miranda - A Royal Christmas Ball Alice-Miranda A Royal Christmas Ball SLR Productions today confi...

09/10/2019

NHNZ produces T.V. commercials for WWF

NHNZ produces T.V. commercials for WWF June 24, 2019 Earlier this year WWF New Zealand asked us to produce two television commercials to raise awareness o...

08/10/2019

Techtel Enables Superior HD Quality Content Playout at One of Sydney's Largest Stadiums with Harmonic

Sydney, Australia, 8 October 2019 - Techtel, Australia's leading broadcast s...

08/10/2019

NHNZ produces promo video for WWF

NHNZ produces promo video for WWF October 5, 2019 WWF New Zealand is part of the world's largest organisation dedicated to protecting nature and looki...

08/10/2019

Kelunggo Sollunggo contest on RAAGA

Kelunggo Sollunggo contest on RAAGA Date Released:02 Oct 2019 Share Tweet ' 1000 30...

08/10/2019

Astro Vaanavil Saatanaiyalar Award

Astro Vaanavil Saatanaiyalar Award Date Released:06 Oct 2019 Share Tweet 5 ...

02/10/2019

The Garden of Evening Mists receives 9 nominations at the 56th ...

The Garden of Evening Mists receives 9 nominations at the 56th Golden Horse Awards; including Best Narrative Feature Date Released:02 Oct 2019 Share Tweet...

01/10/2019

ZAYAN HijabStar Cungkil Bakat Wanita Berhijab

ZAYAN HijabStar Cungkil Bakat Wanita Berhijab Date Released:29 Sep 2019 Share Tweet Gambar bersama juara Riena Amirah dan finalis-finalis ZAYAN HijabStar...

30/09/2019

Screen Australia releases documentary Discussion Paper

30 09 2019 - Media release Screen Australia releases documentary Discussion Paper Behind the Blue Line, The Australian Dream, War on Waste Screen Australia h...

27/09/2019

Attenborough brings colour to life in new series

27 09 2019 - Media release Attenborough brings colour to life in new series David Attenborough (Photo: Humblebee Films/Gavin Thurston) Sir David Attenborough...

26/09/2019

Toshiba Group to Reorganize Management Structure of Companies Offering Corporate Staff Services

TOKYO Toshiba Group (TOKYO: 6502) has announced that it will unify four companie...

26/09/2019

Buoyancy submitted for Best International Feature Film at 2020 Academy Awards

26 09 2019 - Media release Buoyancy submitted for Best International Feature Film at 2020 Academy Awards Buoyancy Opening nationally across Australia today,...

25/09/2019

HITZ offers cash prizes and tickets to Shawn Mendes and ...

HITZ offers cash prizes and tickets to Shawn Mendes and Backstreet Boys concerts Date Released:23 Sep 2019 Share Tweet Tune in to HITZ via the free SYOK ...

25/09/2019

Kembali Berontak Dalam Rentak', Peserta GV6 Bangkit ...

Kembali Berontak Dalam Rentak', Peserta GV6 Bangkit Merevolusikan Diri Dan Muzik Untuk Kekal Relevan Dalam Industri Date Released:25 Sep 2019 Share Tw...

25/09/2019

NBA, WNBA AND SBS ANNOUNCE MULTIYEAR FREE-TO-AIR BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP

NBA, WNBA AND SBS ANNOUNCE MULTIYEAR FREE-TO-AIR BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP Hong Kong and Sydney - September 9, 2019...

25/09/2019

SBS delivers new mobile first website in 68 languages

SBS delivers new mobile first website in 68 languages Wednesday 25 September, 2019...

25/09/2019

NITV and ABC Children's launch live-action children's series Thalu

25 09 2019 - Media release NITV and ABC Children's launch live-action children's series Thalu Thalu cast. Photo credit: Tyson Mowarin NITV and ABC Ch...

25/09/2019

Fresh Blood pilot Why Are You Like This green-lit for full series

25 09 2019 - Media release Fresh Blood pilot Why Are You Like This green-lit for full series Why Are You Like This Screen Australia and the ABC have today an...