Nonthaburi– Thaicom Public Company Limited—one of Asia’s leading satellite operators and provider of integrated satellite communications services—announced that it has signed an agreement with iSAT Africa Ltd FZC. (iSAT)—a leading African telecommunications provider and a subsidiary of Wananchi Group Holdings—to provide iSAT’s key customer in East Africa with fully managed satellite telecommunications services including satellite backup of its fiber network.

Under the agreement, Thaicom will provide Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity via the     THAICOM 6 satellite in the case of fiber network outages.  The full-time, managed service will enable iSAT Africa to provide their client with a fully redundant and highly available backup solution for the provision of uninterrupted broadband services.