Intelsat to support Safaricom LTE expansion

14 Mar 2022

Kenyan mobile provider Safaricom has signed a multi-year contract with satellite provider Intelsat to modernise its network and expand LTE coverage. Under the deal, Intelsat will provide cellular backhaul and satellite and enterprise connectivity services. Commenting on the development, head of Network Planning and Design at Safaricom Gerishon Gitonga was quoted as saying: ‘As we work toward providing LTE coverage everywhere, Intelsat’s ubiquitous satellite solutions complement terrestrial infrastructure, enabling us to connect people, businesses and communities, even in the most challenging locations.’

Kenya, Intelsat, Safaricom