Intelsat signs extension with Sonema

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) has been extended by Sonema on its agreement for satellite services to support enterprise networks in Africa, the company said.

Sonema, a telecommunications service provider based in Monaco, supports more than 650 VSAT sites for banking and financial institutions across Africa.

The majority of the networks are supported by C-band services from Intelsat 14, located at 315° East, and Intelsat 904, located at 60° East.

Under the multi-year extension, Sonema will integrate C-band connectivity from the Intelsat 33e satellite to expand services to more remote regions of Africa. The combination of Intelsat 14 and Intelsat 33e allows Sonema to provide customized solutions, with a focus on robustness and high quality of experience, to its customers

Intelsat delivers high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world.