SCT, Dunes Middle East sign MoU to provide satellite, VSAT services
Sunday 21/June/2020 15:58 PM
By: Times News Service
Muscat: Space Communication Technologies (SCT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dunes Middle East for providing satellite communication and VSAT services.
A statement issued online by SCT said: "Space Communication Technologies (SCT) and Dunes Middle East (Dunes) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for providing satellite communication and VSAT services to the different verticals in the Omani market. Dunes will be providing managed satellite services and system integration, using the latest satellite technologies, on Ka-Band from the SCT Earth Station in Al Amerat on the Omani Satellite payload @ 30.5 E."
"In addition to the managed satellite capacity, Dunes will be responsible for the implementation, commissioning, and support for the running network on the ground while SCT will provide technical support to any satellite related issues."
“This cooperation comes from our belief in supporting medium and small enterprises, especially that Dunes recently acquired a class III telecom license to provide VSAT satellite services, it is a young Omani company and we hope that this collaboration will result in the success of the two companies.” Eng. Salim Al Alawi, Executive Director of SCT excitingly shared.
From Dunes side, Mr. Khuwailid Al Hanai, Managing Director of Dunes Middle East said, “As a young arising medium enterprise, Middle East Dunes Company is thrilled to have the continuous support from Space Communication Technologies. This collaboration opens the door for us to start with the latest technologies in the satellite communication era by utilizing the latest high-throughput satellites.
"The Transformation of the Market to the latest Ka-Band satellite technologies in the Sultanate will make us one of the first companies that contribute to prepare the local market to switch to the Omani Satellite Services in the near future.”