Gilat Satcom Expands Fiber Metro Services in Ghana

Upgrades its point-of-presence (PoP) located in the Rack Center Data Center in Accra.

August 30, 2016

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LAGOS, Nigeria -- Gilat Satcom (, a leading provider of satellite and fiber-based connectivity services in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, announced today that it is expanding its operations in Ghana to meet the growing demand for fast, reliable and secure broadband services from existing and prospective customers.

Gilat Satcom has been operational in Africa including Ghana for more than 15 years, providing both domestic and international satellite and fiber capacity to major operators and ISPs.

Gilat Satcom has upgraded its point-of-presence (PoP) located in the Rack Center Data Center in the capital of Accra and is now using redundant, terrestrial metro fiber to provide a 1-10Gbps service to existing and new customers. In addition, the company offers to its customers value added services such as Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection and traffic management.

Gilat Satcom’s Ghanaian POP is directly connected to the West Africa Cable System (WACS) which has a landing station in Ghana and provides a reliable route for international traffic. Gilat Satcom is a shareholder in WIOCC, owners of WACS.

Gilat Satcom Ltd.

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