History

Since its inception, SatADSL has focused extensive resources on developing a state-of-the-art solution for business professionals in need of affordable and reliable Internet solutions in areas with difficult or no web access in Sub-Saharan Africa.

SatADSL’s number of subscriptions is growing every day. Among its customers, SatADSL is proud to be working with key players of the following industries: financial (banks, micro-finance, money transfer), utilities, public service (school, government, hospital, post), and service industry (hotels, lodge, etc…).

The team is working in close collaboration with three industry leaders:

Newtec

Newtec logoNewtec is an European company, headquartered in Sint-Niklaas (Belgium). Newtec employs 320 team members worldwide. Over 28 years Newtec has developed satellite communication equipment and technologies for broadcast, government and defense, IP trunking and consumer and enterprise VSAT.

Newtec is the hardware provider of SatADSL.

SES

SES LogoSES is headquartered in Luxembourg and operates worldwide through dedicated regional teams. SES is one of the world-leading satellite operators,providing reliable and secure satellite communications solutions to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers worldwide. SES operates a fleet of 55 geostationary satellites that are complemented by a network of teleports and offices located around the globe.

SES provides bandwidth to SatADSL.

ESA

ESA logoESA, European Space Agency, is an international organisation with 20 Member States. By coordinating the financial and intellectual resources of its members, it can undertake programmes and activities far beyond the scope of any single European country. It aims at developing space capability and ensuring that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of the world. ESA supports SatADSL’s R&D efforts.

In 2010, SatADSL started distributing its solution. Progressively, SatADSL has developed a distribution network formed by a team of professional local distributors, scattered over the entire Sub-Saharan region.