SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world’s most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, end-to-end remote communication and IT solutions, today announced it has been named a winner for the World Teleport Association’s (WTA) annual Teleport Awards for Excellence.
The WTA presents awards each year to companies and individuals within the satellite communications industry that have demonstrated excellence in the field of teleport operations, development and technology.
“We are honored to be recognized for the prestigious award of Independent Teleport Operator of the Year,” said Pierre-Jean Beylier, CEO, SpeedCast. “Our teleport operations are a critical component of our ability to deliver reliable services to our customers and, with the recent acquisition of Harris CapRock, we’ve expanded our teleport infrastructure even further.”
SpeedCast utilizes 20 owned and operated teleports across the globe and has distinguished itself with strong operational expertise and a highly efficient support organization made up of more than 240 field engineers.
One of SpeedCast’s most significant achievements from last year was the partnership with Airbus Defence and Space to construct and manage the first ground anchor station for the Skynet5A satellite in Asia Pacific, located at SpeedCast’s teleport facility in Adelaide, Australia. The ground anchor station consists of more than 25 antennas connected to the Skynet constellation of high powered X-band and UHF satellites, as well as commercial Ku-band assets. Additionally, SpeedCast completed the acquisition of Harris CapRock Communications – expanding its global footprint, portfolio of communications and IT services, network infrastructure and field support around the world.
The announcement of the award was made during the 22nd annual Teleport Awards for Excellence Ceremony and Luncheon on March 7 during SATELLITE 2017 conference in Washington, D.C.
About SpeedCast International Limited
SpeedCast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) is the world’s most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, end-to-end remote communication and IT solutions. The company utilizes an extensive worldwide footprint of local support, infrastructure and coverage to design, integrate, secure and optimize networks tailored to customer needs. With differentiated technology, an intense customer focus and a strong safety culture, SpeedCast serves more than 2,000 customers in over 140 countries via 39 teleports, including offshore rigs and cruise ships, 10,000+ maritime vessels and 4,500+ terrestrial sites. SpeedCast supports mission-critical applications in industries such as maritime, oil and gas, enterprise, media, cruise and government. Learn more at www.speedcast.com.
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