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Gilat Satcom expands its fibre network with the new PoP in Tanzania

by Sam Wakoba
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Fibre-Optic-Cable-National-Broadband-Network-12499607Satellite and fibre-based connectivity services provider in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Gilat Satcom has established a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

The new PoP was established to answer growing demand from current and new customers in East Africa to improve domestic and international broadband connectivity

According to Dan Zajicek, CEO of Gilat Satcom, “We continue to invest heavily in expanding our operations in Africa on fibre to provide complete MPLS services with full redundancy. Our customer base is expanding rapidly because we have a reputation for providing reliable high-quality extremely stable broadband services with excellent QoS.”

The PoP is connected to both the WACS,EASSy and SEACOM undersea cables to help it provide advanced services such as MPLS with full redundancy via its  fibre routes in coastal and landlocked African countries. It’s pan-Africa satellite footprint allows its MPLS network to reach the most remote areas of the continent.

Headquartered in Lagos, Gilat Satcom has had successful deployments in 50 countries and operates three international teleports in Europe and the Middle East with furteen PoPs in Africa and two PoPs in Europe and is also a shareholder in WIOCC, owners of the East African Submarine System (EASSy), and in the West Africa Cable System (WACS).

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