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    GiTy to provide internet services in Africa via Spacecom’s AMOS-17


    Tel Aviv – 14 April 2020: Spacecom (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange: SCC), operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, today announced that the company signed a multi-year contract with GiTy, a.s., a leading telecom service provider based in the Czech Republic, for C-band capacity on the AMOS-17 communication satellite, in order to deliver connectivity to embassies across Africa.

    According to Radek Ondras, Network Operations Director at GiTy, “AMOS-17’s position over Africa and it’s unique performance and capabilities provide us with an excellent solution for our very specific needs. Partnering with Spacecom since as early as AMOS-3 , we are confident they will provide us with high quality, personalized and reliable satellite communication services. GiTy is happy to contract capacity on the AMOS-17 satellite, which allows us to enter Africa with state of the art technology”.
    Spacecom VP Sales EU and ME, Eyal Altshuler stated, “We are proud to be Gity’s long-term partner allowing us to support their growing needs of communication in Africa. Spacecom welcomes GiTy on board of our new AMOS-17 satellite and I trust that our long standing partnership will continue to grow further”.

    AMOS-17 is an HTS satellite designed specifically to meet Africa’s fast-growing communication demands. The satellites C-Band HTS, Ka-Band and Ku-Band capabilities, enable the combination of broad regional beams and high throughput spot beams that maximize throughput and spectral efficiency. AMOS-17 supports connectivity between Africa, the Middle East, Europe, India and China.

    About Spacecom:
    Spacecom (Space-Communication Ltd.), operator of the AMOS-3 and AMOS-7 satellites co-located at 4°W, AMOS-17 at 17°E and AMOS-4 at 65°E, provide high-quality broadcast and communication services to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia via direct-to-home (DTH) operators, Internet service providers (ISPs), telecom and MNO operators, network integrators and government agencies.

    With AMOS-17 at 17°E, Spacecom further expands its reach in Africa and Asia, reinforcing its position as a leading multi-regional satellite operator.

    For more information, please visit: http://www.amos-spacecom.com/

    About GiTy:
    GiTy, Inc. offers two basic products and services: telecommunications, that implies data and voice services and information technologies. GiTy supplies hardware, safety elements and professional video conferencing solutions from the world renowned producers.
    GiTy is also an important Central European satellite operator, that operates its own satellite teleport in the Czech Republic (satellite HUB in Brno) using several geostationary satellites. This enables us to provide specific services and guarantees superior functionality to a very large territory. Since 1996 the company operates a non-stop Network Operation Center providing a quick and efficient response to customer requests.

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