Mauritania’s Mattel signs VSAT backhaul deal with Eutelsat

17 Nov 2016

Mauritanian cellco Mattel has signed a multi-year contract with GLOBAL Technologies and Eutelsat Communications for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite. Mattel, a subsidiary of Tunisie Telecom, will use satellite backhaul links to deliver improved mobile internet access and service quality for its customers, particularly in areas without access to terrestrial networks. GLOBAL will be deploying VSAT equipment to connect Mattel’s base stations, while Eutelsat will provide the satellite connectivity.

Mauritania, Eutelsat Communications, Mattel