NewSat Limited (NWT), Australia’s satellite company, announces the signing of a three year contract with a South Asian satellite reseller. The commitment is for the purchase of US$30.29 million of Jabiru satellite transmission capacity over Afghanistan. Payment in full has been agreed with the customer and is expected before the end of this month.
In commenting on the multi-million dollar contract, Adrian Ballintine, NewSat Founder and CEO said: “Afghanistan continues to have an insatiable appetite for communications, and our high throughput Ka- band satellite capacity is obviously hitting a sweet spot with our customers in the region. The latest contract for US$30 million, takes the total of Jabiru pre-launch customer contracts to over US$600 million.
NewSat Limited (NWT) is Australia’s largest specialist satellite communications company, delivering Internet, voice, data and video communications via satellite. With its unique-to-Australia Teleport infrastructure, NewSat provides a full range of managed satellite communication services and has established a reputation as the partner of choice for governments, corporations and private enterprises. Today, NewSat has the ability to provide coverage to 75% of the globe; from Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, across the Indian Ocean extending into Europe and across the Pacific Ocean, reaching into the West coast of the USA.