Vizocom and KT Sat Forge Partnership to better support their customers in MENA
Date posted: February 21, 2015 - Dubai, UAE
Dubai, UAE, 21st February 2015 – Vizocom, a leading global provider of satellite services, announced today that it has entered a partnership with Korea’s KT SAT. Vizocom and KT SAT which is leading the Korean satellite industry by providing satellite services and solutions, such as transponder leases, DTH, and VSAT services, see this partnership as the first step in a growing business relationship which started with Vizocom’s support for KT SAT in Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries. This support has now grown to signing a Memorandum of Understanding in back to back support of the two companies where each company relies on the other where there is strength. KT SAT’s special C band services to Korean conglomerates and Vizocom’s presence in MENA countries makes this partnership a perfect match to bring major enterprises from South Korea, as well as other countries which operate in the Middle East and Africa a better service.
The parties believe that the new strategic partnership not only empowers both parties to grow their market in the competitive satellite industry, but more importantly allows both parties serve their customer base better by assuring local presence and local support. This partnership, will allow Korean companies engaged in business in MENA receive local support offered by Vizocom and its affiliates.
Mr. Mukundan Paravasthu, Vizocom’s Regional Sales Manager in UAE, commented: “We are very pleased with our partnership with KT SAT. Vizocom has been working closely with KT SAT for more than a year now, but with the new partnership, we intend to take this cooperation to the next stage in an effort to enable each other and provide better support at better rates to our client base with a focus on our Korean customers. Vizocom can now deliver KT SAT’s satellite service solutions to a wide range of industries with different needs and requirements. Be it Government, Telco, Corporate, Broadcast and Media, Education, Healthcare, Hospitality, Financial, Transportation or in the Oil and Gas industry, Vizocom can provide a comprehensive end to end solution. KT’s satellite coverage over Africa, South Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Australia as well as Korea and Japan will help Vizocom extend its C and KU band services to these areas.”
Mr. Lewis Moon, KT SAT’s Sales Manager in Korea, mentioned: “This is a very important first step to have an attractive relationship with Vizocom, who has a strong capability by many solutions as well as VSAT solutions in MENA, especially Iraq, so that KT SAT can accompany Vizocom for Korean customers such as major EPC companies. We expect selling our transponders Koreasat – 8 covered with MEA and Koreasat – 5A , 7 which will be launched by 2017 and variable services such as Data broadband, DTH and Maritime globally with Vizocom which is one of our premium partners in the Middle East and Africa. We will continually work together for many satellite business more and more. KT’s satellite coverage over Africa, South Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Australia as well as Korea and Japan will help Vizocom extend its C and KU band services to these areas.”
Vizocom is a leading Information and Communications Technology company with special focus and expertise on providing internet and VSAT services, IT and ELV infrastructure solutions and integration in remote regions throughout the world. Vizocom caters to Fortune 1000 companies with a focus on governments, NGOs, and security companies as well as the O&G, mining and construction markets. While Vizocom’s Satellite services are global, it focuses on the emerging markets in Asia, Africa and South America.
About KT SAT
KT SAT, KT corp.’s newly established subsidiary company is the global satellite operator of the Korean fleet that owns an impressive array of satellites and earth stations (control centers). KT Sat is leading the Korean satellite industry by providing satellite services and solutions, such as transponder leases, DTH, and VSAT services.