Inmarsat today announced that IEC Telecom Group, a Global Xpress (GX) Value-Added Reseller (VAR), has additionally been appointed as a global Distribution Partner (DP) for Inmarsat’s L-band portfolio, including BGAN, IsatHub and IsatPhone.

IEC Telecom Group is a fixed and mobile satellite distribution provider with a presence in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), sub-Saharan Africa and Central and South East Asia.

Greg Ewert, President of Inmarsat Enterprise, said: “We are delighted to welcome IEC as an Inmarsat Distribution Partner. In addition to their reach into critical regions, IEC Telecom offers a high level of technical expertise with a solid focus on developing solutions for the services portfolio over Inmarsat’s L- and Ka-band networks.

Erwan Emilian, IEC Telecom Group’s CEO, adds: “Our intention is to double our reseller channel by mid-2016 thanks to our very specific delivery and our focus on Inmarsat’s services. Our focus is on offering applications for tracking & M2M, video and audio broadcast, WAN optimization, video surveillance, ehealth, security, biometrics and data scan.

“The interconnect with Inmarsat allows all our tier 1 resellers, as well as our global accounts, to be directly linked to Inmarsat’s global network and, as such, we will be able to improve our global Service Level Agreements (SLA) and the Quality of Service (QoS). We can now offer lower throughput latency for some strategic users, propose the online visualization of each SIM in its beam, propose an enhanced, dedicated and individualised 24/7 support” added Erwan Emilian.

For further information

Jonathan Sinnatt
Director of Corporate Communications
+44 (0)20 7728 1935

Solenn Charron
IEC Telecom Marketing Manager
+33(0)1 40 17 08 26

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About IEC Telecom Group

IEC Telecom Group integrates and delivers highly reliable mobile and fixed satellite communications solutions to businesses, public institutions and individuals all over the world.

IEC Telecom Group started voice and data Tier 1 L band distribution 20 years ago and Tier 1 Ka-band distribution 4 years ago with leading YahSat and Eutelsat KA satellites. In 2014 Inmarsat’s Global Xpress, the only global Ka-band VSAT solution, was added to the portfolio. The expanded portfolio of satellite services demonstrates the Group’s strength and ability in deploying advanced technologies and supporting its sales channels in adopting these revolutions. With the appointment to an Inmarsat L-band distributor, the company will focus on land-based opportunities for Inmarsat’s entire L-band portfolio and Global Xpress in the energy, media, civil government and NGO sectors.

We are able to deploy tailored managed network communications services and offer a comprehensive suite of system integration, products, network services and value-added services. We believe this integrated approach of in-house design and engineering expertise provides us with a unique advantage.

This communication lifecycle & value proposition is taken to selective vertical markets including humanitarian, governmental, media, energy, enterprise and maritime.

IEC Telecom Group solutions are deployed in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.

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