O3b provides core connectivity support for Digicel Samoa’s LTE network

20 Jul 2016

O3b Networks, a global satellite service provider operating a next generation network for telcos, ISPs, enterprise and government customers in emerging markets, has announced it is supporting Digicel Samoa’s 4G LTE services by providing core connectivity through its O3b satellite-enabled network. In a press release, Jersey-based O3b confirmed: ‘Digicel has been using O3b’s high throughput, low latency solution to fuel the growth of 3G data users, as well as Digicel Business services (including cloud and enterprise services) for the last two years. Digicel is the leading communications operator in Samoa, and has recently launched LTE services to provide a better mobile data experience to its customers. Digicel’s O3b connection supports data-heavy and latency-sensitive applications such as cloud services, real time HD video, and multiplayer gaming, which no other satellite network can support.’

Samoa, Digicel Samoa, O3b Networks (part of SES)