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Etisalat uses satellite backhaul to expand 4G and triple-play services

21 Jan 2015

United Arab Emirates (UAE) fixed and mobile operator Etisalat has announced the launch of 4G and triple-play services for users in remote areas using very small aperture terminal (VSAT) satellite technology to provide backhaul connectivity. Commenting on the launch, Tareq Abdulla AlKharji, Senior Vice President of Data Centres and Cloud Solutions at Etisalat, said: ‘VSAT technology provides a powerful and secure connectivity solution for companies that work in remote areas.’ The new VSAT-enabled services will be made available to government entities, oil companies and other firms with locations in remote or offshore areas.

United Arab Emirates, Etisalat UAE

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