Palmera deploys emergency communications in Ecuador

Tuesday 14 June 2016 | 15:08 CET | News
US provider of rapid-reaction communications solutions Palmera Communications Group (PCG) has successfully deployed emergency communications using capacity on the Eutelsat 115 West B satellite to facilitate the relief effort in the earthquake zone in Ecuador. NewCom International, a SpeedCast Group company that specialises in satellite communications for Latin America, facilitated PCG's emergency communications systems through its teleport in Lima, Peru.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat / iDirect / SpeedCast
Countries: Ecuador
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