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BTC doubles capacity on Spacecom's Amos-7 in satellite services deal

Friday 13 September 2019 | 15:17 CET | News
Spacecom, operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC), have announced that BTC is doubling its capacity on Amos-7 communication satellite KU-beams. Under the new capacity, BTC is adding mobile backhaul and various long-distance communication services to enhance rural area connectivity. Amos-7's KU-band beams enable mobility by providing high data rates for communications-on-the-move irrespective of location in country.

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Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: BTC / Spacecom
Countries: Botswana
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