Cyprus based Planetsky Ltd, in collaboration with their Greek business partner Epikinonia, is selected by the Greek government to provide Afghanistan based troops with broadband data and voice services.
Under the agreement, Planetsky has rolled out an iDirect shared service platform for 2-way satellite services, bringing high end communications capability to Greek army bases and personnel worldwide. The complete VelocitySAT™ package (velocitysat.com) , including installation and provisioning of remote site equipment, enables delivery of high speed data, voice and video applications. The solution is engineered to allow rapid deployment while supplying high quality service and reliability in harsh environments.
Mr. Shane V. Hawkins, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at Planetsky stated: “Planetsky’s VelocitySAT™ military ready solutions serve a range of purposes but are in essence designed for missions that require flexible and operationally secure communication channels. The system and network provides Greek troops in Afghanistan the means necessary to communicate in real time with family and friends at home, wherever home may be. This model can be rolled out to any military base or field deployment, anywhere in the world, and is capable of providing red and black network operations. Our strength lies in the fact that we are vendor independent, which allows us to craft solutions that match the needs and requirements of our clients without compromise.”
Planetsky offers both turnkey solutions and custom-designed satellite networks for military and government.
Planetsky Ltd. (planetsky.com) is a leading provider of global satellite telecommunications and data services including Cellular Backhaul and optimization, IP Backbone and Backhaul, VoIP, Broadcasting, Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and custom Space Segment and Network Solutions. With reliable, high quality, solutions and via a state of the art satellite network, Planetsky strives to increase operational efficiency, flexibility and market reach for Carriers, ISP’s, corporate enterprises, broadcasters and government bodies. Where terrestrial networks are not cost-effective, not secure, unreliable or simply non-existent, Planetsky offers a solution.