Intelsat S.A., operator of the world's first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced that Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC) has extended its relationship with Intelsat to use the company's satellite solutions to support operations for the largest oil & gas producer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Under a multi-year agreement, STC will use connectivity provided by Intelsat 10-02, located at 1Â° West, to provide satellite services to the oil & gas sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In 2016, STC and Intelsat continue to expand their relationship to support the growth of the VSAT sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The telecom operator uses multiple satellites in Intelsat's Globalized Network to provide high-quality broadband networking for corporate customers in the banking, government and oil & gas sectors operating throughout the Middle East and Asia.
""The operations of oil & gas companies are important to Saudi Arabia and the global economy, and reliable broadband communications are a vital part of the sector's daily operations,"" said Walid Al Wabel, general manager, operations management, STC. ""Intelsat has been a valuable partner in our support of major oil & gas clients, delivering the satellite connectivity that ensures broadband services are always available. With Intelsat's continued support, STC has the best available satellite infrastructure integrated into our network, allowing us to deliver the highest quality services to our enterprise customers regardless of location.""