TSF deploys emergency satellite phones in Haiti

Thursday 13 October 2016 | 14:34 CET | News
Telecoms Sans Frontieres (TSF), the Inmarsat-sponsored emergency telecom first responder, deployed two teams to the towns of Jeremie and Les Cayes in Haiti immediately after Hurricane Matthew struck the island on 04 October. TSF said nearly 550 victims of the hurricane were able to make contact with loved ones via IsatPhone Pro satellite phones in the first few days. The first responder is also supporting national relief efforts by setting up BGAN satellite communication links in departmental emergency operations centres so that critical data on damage assessment and priority needs can be

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Inmarsat
Countries: Haiti
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