SES Networks, CETel provide end-to-end connectivity for Telco in Africa

Areas across North and West Africa will be getting a network implemented by CETel, a German provider of global end-to-end communications solutions, in partnership with SES Networks, who will deliver C-band capacity on SES´s NSS-7 satellite, the company said.

The new highly reliable and resilient network consists of several sites located in African countries, which are connected to the customer´s European backbone infrastructure via CETel´s teleport and managed Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Network.

SES is a satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in two key business units. Further information available at:

CETel is an 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 satellite operators and equipment manufacturers allow for tailored solutions in a timely and cost-efficient manner. As a private and independent company, CETel is able to select technologies independently, without the limitation to one or few suppliers.