Media Broadcast Satellite enters agreement with NorthTelecom

Wednesday 13 September 2017 | 14:14 CET | News

German satellite services provider Media Broadcast Satellite extended its business in teleport-, housing- and infrastructure-services and concluded an agreement with NorthTelecom, a satellite service provider that provides satellite communications and ICT services both on land and at sea. The agreement will enable NorthTelecom to operate at Media Broadcast Satellite's teleport in Usingen. This was announced by both companies previously to the upcoming IBC 2017 in Amsterdam, where Media Broadcast Satellite will exhibit.

The long-term agreement covers infrastructure services for NorthTelecom to set-up a co-located teleport for data and broadcasting at Usingen combined with rack, housing and office space. NorthTelecom has chosen Media Broadcast Satellite’s engineering and expertise including monitoring and maintenance services. The agreement also includes a redundant fibre connectivity for high availability. Furthermore, both companies will benefit from the mutually shared use of their operational antenna infrastructure and technology know-how at teleport Usingen.

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