New hub will be installed in Morocco by Quantis subsidiary Nortis
MOROCCO, Africa, and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, 11 September 2015. Quantis, a leading operator and provider of telecommunications services, Internet, voice, data and satellite TV, has ordered a Newtec Dialog® multiservice platform to complement its existing satellite infrastructure and enable more advanced, customized services for its customers.
Quantis is a longstanding Newtec broadband solutions customer, with coverage over Africa, Europe and the Middle East, including a broadband hub (Sat3Play®) installed in Arganda, Madrid.
The new Newtec Dialog hub – provided by Newtec, a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – will enable Nortis, a Quantis subsidiary based in Morocco, to deliver satellite broadband services.
One upcoming project will see Nortis deliver its service to 4,000 schools. Nortis has been awarded this contract by the Morocco Ministry of Education as part of the GENIE project. The service will provide Internet access for students, while teachers will be able to benefit from courses through distance learning.
Additionally, the new multiservice platform enables Quantis to enter high-value markets, such as maritime, cellular backhaul, enterprise and M2M.
"In recent years, satellite telecommunications has experienced an unprecedented technological and commercial revolution,” said Quantis CEO Aquilino Antuña. “Quantis is now a player of utmost importance in the European and African markets and is one of the few telecommunications satellite service providers that operates its own hubs in order to manage end-to-end the quality of services offered to the customer. With the new multiservice platform, we are able to offer ever-better managed services to our customers."
As a multiservice platform, Newtec Dialog guarantees optimal modulation and bandwidth allocation, whether it is being used for enterprise, consumer broadband, cellular backhaul or mobility in traditional or HTS networks. The hub also features Newtec’s patented return link technology – Mx-DMA™, or Cross-Dimensional Multiple Access – which enables services to run more efficiently and reliably than ever before over satellite by combining the best features of MF-TDMA and SCPC technologies.
“We are pleased Newtec Dialog was able to not only meet the needs of Quantis but also enable them to enter new markets and generate extra revenue,” said Serge Van Herck, CEO at Newtec. “One area which Quantis will be able to address immediately and cost-effectively with Newtec Dialog is the deployment of 3G and 4G infrastructure by mobile operators, which is being hindered in a number of regions due to the lack of fiber or terrestrial infrastructure to backhaul the thousands of base stations required to cover the population.”