LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, March 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE) SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Nawras, one of the largest wireless operators in Oman, has signed a capacity agreement on the NSS-6 satellite. The capacity will allow Nawras to provide services such as high quality GSM backhaul and broadband across the Sultanate, including rural areas. Nawras is an integrated services telecommunications operator serving about two million customers throughout Oman.
NSS-6 is located at the 95 degrees East orbital position. The spacecraft’s high-performance Ku-band beam is specifically devised to support key telecom infrastructure, enterprise and broadband networks across several regions, including the Middle East.
Wolfgang Wemhoff, CTO at Nawras, said, "Satellite is an important component in our network, as it caters for voice and Internet services in hard to reach locations. We have a trusted partner in SES, where we are assured of a robust an
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