Loral Skynet Signs Agreement With Satellite Media Services
Loral Skynet, a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications has announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with London's Satellite Media Services (SMS) for the delivery of its high-speed two-way Internet access and IP data networking packages via Loral's Telstar 12 satellite.
SMS will use the capacity to expand its current services in Europe and add coverage in the Middle East. SMS's broadband Internet package is based on the DVB/RCS (digital video broadcast/return channel via satellite) platform, an open standard technology for broadband distribution. Using Telstar 12, SMS's expanded DVB/RCS platform will provide an immediate solution for corporations that demand high quality two-way IP data networking and last-mile connectivity.
Satellite Media Services (SMS) has been a licensed UK private satellite operator since 1987. SMS owns gigabit connectivity to London's facilities houses, strategically located points of presence (POPs) and a multi-functional and highly secure teleport. The company is a leading provider of broadband and IP solutions - providing broadcast, data, voice over IP and Internet backbone services to an established customer base throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia. SMS integrates terrestrial networks, teleport infrastructure, satellite capacity and service skills into predefined and competitively priced communications solutions. For more information, visit www.sms-internet.net.
Loral Space & Communications is a high technology company that concentrates primarily on satellite-based services and satellite manufacturing, including broadcast transponder leasing and value added services, domestic and international corporate data networks, broadband data transmission and Internet services. — (menareport.com)
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