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Omantel Wholesale, a world-leader in ultra-low latency networking, has selected NorthTelecom, a leading global satellite Service Provider, to grow its satellite footprint with additional transponders to enhance its Ku band satellite capacity. The agreement increases Omantel Wholesale’s satellite capabilities and gives its customers increased redundancy and resiliency across its global network. It enables Omantel Wholesale to add Ka band network capacity if required in the future.   

 Omantel Wholesale’s satellite services are designed to ensure maximum uptime for customers and deliver a comprehensive suite of connectivity solutions. Its agreement with NorthTelecom builds on decades of development of both its terrestrial and satellite networks.

“We are continually developing and adding to our satellite capabilities to give customers unique connectivity options as well as an exceptional networking experience. Satellite is a critically important element of our connectivity ecosystem - and by working with NorthTelecom, we’re adding capacity and growing our presence both on the ground and in the sky,” said Mr. Sohail Qadir, Vice President, Omantel Wholesale. “We have a vision for high-performance ultra-low latency networking that delivers maximum uptime and true global resiliency.”

Omantel Wholesale has investments in more than 20 subsea cable systems with landings in more than 120 locations around the world. Oman’s unique geographic position enables it to offer ultra-low latency networking to communications hubs in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Ultra-low latency networking enables innovation in applications and services and provides a foundation for Digital Transformation globally.

“We are excited to be expanding our relationship with Omantel and support its international growth. Satellite remains critical to global infrastructure and enables businesses across the globe to stay connected whenever they want and wherever they might be. Growth of global Internet means that applications and service have to be delivered with always-on performance. Together with Omantel, we’re ensuring that end users get connected and have an optimal application experience,” said Hadi Nazari at NorthTelecom

NorthTelecom was established in 2007 and is headquartered in Dubai, UAE. It specialises in provisioning satellite communications and ICT services both on land and at sea. It has global reach with operations and teleports in South Korea, Singapore, Dubai, Greece, Spain, UK and Cyprus. NorthTelecom is present in 12 international Points of Presence (PoPs) and 7 teleport operations as well as serving more than 100 partners around the world.