Brussels, Paris – BICS, a global wholesale carrier for voice, mobile data and capacity services, announced the launch of its on-demand connectivity solution for African telecom operators, in partnership with Eutelsat, a world-leading satellite operator. Using BICS’ RouteFlex, the joint solution allows mobile operators and service providers to raise the bar of network availability and manage surges in bandwidth needs in challenging environments.

Robust backup capacity is vital in countries where geographic and environmental conditions can jeopardise quality data and voice services. With RouteFlex, BICS has put business continuity at the heart of its offering to telcos with a system that automatically detects anomalies and reroutes critical traffic through the best available path.