Nonthaburi – Thaicom Public Company Limited and Intersat Limited announced the launch of its Managed Satellite Network Service for Intersat and Thaicom enterprise and government customers over the iDirect satellite hub platform. The companies recently signed a multi-year deal for capacity on the THAICOM 6/AFRICOM 1 satellite.

The service will provide a secure satellite network on the THAICOM 6/AFRICOM 1 satellite which is located at 78.5 degrees east, and an Intersat-owned, collocated iDirect hub at the company’s Kenya-based teleport. Intersat will manage the end-to-end service from its Network Operations Center (NOC) in Nairobi, Kenya. The platform provides a fully managed, customized turnkey service, utilizing state-of-the-art Evolution® hub technology by iDirect which, when combined with THAICOM 6/AFRICOM 1’s powerful beams over Africa, leverages high degrees of efficiency to deliver cost-effective and competitive managed services to its customers.