From the Wires
Level 3 Enhances Support for Brazilian Enterprises With SES Satellite
By: Business Wire
Nov. 29, 2012 11:40 AM
SES (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) today announced it has struck a long-term capacity agreement with Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) for the delivery of advanced corporate communications services to businesses across Brazil.
Level 3 in Latin America is utilising 25 MHz of Ku-band capacity aboard SES’ new SES-4 satellite to deliver high-speed broadband, and unified and highly reliable IP communications to small and large enterprises in Brazil. The two companies have a long-time business relationship through which they deliver sophisticated telecom and video solutions to businesses in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela and Brazil.
“With support from SES and its people, Level 3 is driving high-speed connectivity and economic growth across Brazil and all of Latin America,” said Matias Heinrich, Level 3’s Senior Vice President of Operations for Latin America. “We are committed to delivering state-of-the-art communications services to corporations across the region, and the excellent coverage of SES-4 is helping us to bring a wide range of enterprise solutions and connectivity services to our customers.”
“This latest agreement between SES and Level 3 reflects the escalating demand for high-speed broadband and corporate network services throughout Latin America,” said Dolores Martos, Vice President of Sales Latin American and Caribbean for SES. “Level 3 in Latin America is a true innovator and a leading provider of telecommunications solutions. We are dedicated to supporting Level 3 across the region.”
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SES is a world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of 52 geostationary satellites. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators and business and governmental organisations worldwide. SES stands for long-lasting business relationships, high-quality service and excellence in the broadcasting industry. The culturally diverse regional teams of SES are located around the globe and work closely with customers to meet their specific satellite bandwidth and service requirements.
SES (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) holds participations in Ciel in Canada and QuetzSat in Mexico, as well as a strategic participation in satellite infrastructure start-up O3b Networks. Further information under: www.ses.com.
About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3’s comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 450 markets in 45 countries over a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. Level 3 services are provided by subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. For more information, visit www.level3.com.
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