Cellular Backhaul Service Enables Connectivity in the Amazon
MIAMI, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world's most trusted provider of remote communication and IT solutions, today announced that it has won a contract to provide cellular backhaul services to a leading mobile services operator in Colombia that supports the operator's mobile operation in the remote Amazon city of Leticia.
Speedcast's cellular backhaul connectivity solution serves the customer's operations in Leticia, which is located in the country's southernmost tip on the Amazon River. With the cellular backhaul service that has been in operation since June, the first mobile services operator in Colombia can now offer high quality and high availability service to more than 43,000 people in the region of Leticia, allowing an often underserved population to connect via mobile technologies. The expansion of service in Leticia is part of the mobile services operator's larger mission to strengthen and expand its services throughout Colombia and the region.
"Today, connectivity drives development in countries around the world," said Erwan Emilian, EVP, Enterprise & Emerging Markets, Speedcast. "I am proud that we are able to work with this leading mobile services operator to grow its business and bring connectivity to one of the most remote regions in the world. This contract is also representative of Speedcast's continued growth in the Latin America region."
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