ITC deepens African presence
BUSINESS| Oct. 17, 2012, 7:49 a.m.
ITC Global, a global provider of enterprise grade satellite communication services to mining, energy and maritime businesses, has completed its acquisition of Spidersat Communications , an integrator of global communications solutions focused on providing mission critical satellite-based communication services for mining, exploration, and mining services companies operating in Africa.
The combined companies aim to provide the most seamless coverage, service, and local support available in Africa for mining and mining-related customers.
"I am incredibly excited to begin our partnership with Spidersat and further develop our presence globally," said Joseph Spytek , co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ITC Global. "Spidersat's footprint across Africa, coupled with ITC Global's existing presence and outstanding quality of service, will allow ITC Global greater access to markets where we can provide significant value and expertise to new and existing customers."
Spidersat is a corporate communications provider in Africa, and provides custom networks and bandwidth access to enterprise customers throughout Africa. Spidersat is headquartered in Tanzania and has additional offices and technical support personnel in Ghana, Mwanza, Accra, Perth and Belmont, Western Australia.
Spidersat offers a broad range of services locally in Africa, including fixed VSAT solutions and mobile satellite solutions, and has many years of experience of deploying reliable communication solutions within some of the most remote areas of Africa.
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