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SCT enters satellite services deal with Dunes Middle East

MUSCAT, June 22, 2020

Space Communications Technologies (SCT) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dunes Middle East Company to provide satellite communications services, using VSAT systems, targeting different economic sectors in the Omani market.
SCT is one of the subsidiaries of the Omani Information Technology and Communications Group. 
Eng. Salim bin Said al-Alawi, Executive Director of SCT said: "According to the MoU, the Dunes Middle East Company will provide its services by using the latest satellite communication technologies through access to Al Amirat Earth (satellite) Station, which operates on the KA frequency band. It works to implement, operate and support the networks of operating VSAT systems. SCT will provide the necessary support to facilitate and overcome any obstacles or difficulties arising from the use of its satellite services."
Eng Al-Alawi added that the signing of the MoU aims to support small and medium-sized companies as Dunes Middle East Company has obtained a third-class telecommunications license, which enables it to provide satellite communication services through the VSAT systems.
Khuwailid Al-Hinai, CEO of Dunes Middle East, said: "The cooperation with SCT will open the door for the company to start its business using the latest technologies of satellite communications by using the latest high capacity satellite generations with ground infrastructure of equipment and devices utilizing the latest technologies."
He added that Dunes Middle East will provide the Omani market with the latest satellite communication services on the KA frequency band, making it one of the first companies that will contribute to the basic preparations to switch to the national satellite services in the near future. - TradeArabia News Service


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