Intersat boosting satellite internet services in Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Senegal via Eutelsat Konnect

31 Jan 2022

Intersat – a provider of VSAT internet solutions across Africa – has signed a multi-year deal with Eutelsat Communications to utilise the latter’s Eutelsat Konnect high-throughput satellite for meeting the connectivity needs of enterprises, institutions and individuals in Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Senegal. A press release highlighted that Intersat will take advantage of Eutelsat Konnect’s reach to ‘provide a robust and high-quality Internet service to customers located beyond the limits of terrestrial infrastructure’. The agreement represents the entire available capacity of the satellite across the three countries (‘several hundred Mbps’).

Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Eutelsat Communications, Intersat