Intelsat opens Kenya office

Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world´s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, has opened a new sales office in Nairobi, Kenya, the company said.

Intelsat´s Nairobi office will further enhance the company´s responsiveness to its customers, the communications services and media companies operating in the East Africa region.

The new office will be managed by industry veteran, Lawrence Mungai. Mr. Mungai brings a wealth of industry experience, working most recently in the telecommunications sector for WestConAfrica. He will work with a team of innovative sales and technical professionals who are well versed in the region´s connectivity demands.

Since first arriving in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1965, Intelsat has implemented robust and state of the art training and certification programs to assist telecommunications professionals living in Africa accelerate the adoption of satellite connectivity across the continent.

The company plans to replicate its efforts in the Nairobi office, offering Intelsat Institute training and certification programs for installation technicians and network design engineers.

Intelsat operates a globalized network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. It combines the world´s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services.