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5G Africa
8 - 12 November 2021
CTICC, Cape Town



Angola – new satellite new opportunities

Diogo jose de Carvalho, Executive Director, Infrasat

Infrasat started as a multi sectorial Communication Project to provide better communication for Government and public institutions and to reduce info exclusion in the country, take communications to the most remote areas. It soon evolved into the first Satellite business unit of Angola Telecom and has now became an independent Government owned Satellite company.

Angola is rapidly growing and this reinforces the need for reliable and high quality communications, without geographical limitations. Aware of this, in September 2008 Infrasat was launched as a Business Unit of Angola Telecom, responsible for managing all satellite services portfolio.

Inaugurated by the president José Eduardo dos Santos, Infrasat had the challenge to make communication easily accessible to the most remote areas of the countries as well as work very closely with the mobile operators providing backhaul solutions for the expansion of 2G and 3G mobile service nationwide.

ANGOSAT-1 The First Angolan Satellite

Angola is introducing Angosat-1, the first Angolan satellite, injecting more energy into its economy and social development.

Being  an exclusive  Reseller of Angosat-1 Capacity,  Infrasat is entering into a  new  and more innovative perspective, evolving from being a  regular ISP to  becoming  a much more active Government partner  to promote better,  easier  and  more affordable communications for business and individuals reinforcing its Key role in the Angolan Telecommunications Sector

We guarantee reliable and high quality connections, from corporate solutions to rural Telephony and Digital TV infrastructure.