OPT enhances digital access

The Office des Postes et Telecommunications of French Polynesia (OPT) is delivering enhanced mobile broadband and Internet services to residents across the vast French Polynesian territory through a new partnership with SES Networks, SES has announced, the company said.

Under the new agreement, OPT will access the powerful NSS-9 satellite´s wide C-band coverage to reach the sprawling Polynesian archipelago of 118 islands in the South Pacific and beyond.

Connectivity on NSS-9 will enable OPT and its fully owned subsidiary, VINI, to grow their network to meet consumers´ and businesses´ fast-growing connectivity needs, and provide new and enhanced user experiences and services. OPT has been using SES satellite capacity to provide connectivity services since 2007.

SES is the world´s satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). It provides a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks. SES Video reaches over 351 million TV homes, through Direct-to-Home (DTH) platforms and cable, terrestrial, and IPTV networks globally. Further information is available at: www.ses.com