SkyVision establishes new POP in Abuja, increasing its fibre network coverage in Nigeria

March 14, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Hertfordshire, UK, March 14, 2012 SkyVision Global Networks Ltd., a leading global provider of IP connectivity over satellite and fibre optic systems, today announced the extension of its fibre network in Nigeria through the establishment of its new point of present (PoP) facility in Abuja, Nigeria.

SkyVision's existing PoP in Lagos and new PoP in Abuja are connected to the company's global MPLS backbone network enabling its customers' direct access to the international internet backbone. This is made possible through SkyVision's broad network as well as connectivity from anywhere in the world to Nigeria using multiple Submarine cables.

"Providing unlimited, high-quality internet access services through our PoP in Abuja directly to the customer premises dramatically improves the customer experience and places SkyVision as a true end-to-end solution provider." said Mr. Eitan Mesika, SkyVision Sales Director for West Africa.

The new PoP in Abuja will also allow organizations to benefit from SkyVision's VSAT hub in Lagos which provides satellite-based virtual private network services, connecting corporate headquarters to sites that are not covered by any reliable fibre or microwave service.

The company's fibre-based services include SkyVision Internet Access, SkyVision IP-VPN and Carrier Ethernet services.

SkyVision also offers its Internet and VPN customers in Nigeria, comprehensive Managed Firewall Services which include Managed Services and Self-Service layers to enable SkyVision customers with options including Firewall, Traffic Shaping, SSL VPN and Unified Threat Management (UTM) by web content filtering and application control and integrated intrusion prevention including antivirus/spyware.

These services provide excellent benefits to enterprise customers as they improve productivity and provide network security without the need to invest in installing and managing dedicated equipment for their network.

"As a local provider, we believe in the importance of the Nigerian market and will continue to invest considerable resources in developing and extending our fibre network coverage and services within the country". added Mr. Mesika.

About SkyVision
SkyVision is a leading global IP telecommunication service provider to emerging markets, offering solutions that combine satellite service platforms with high-capacity fibre optic connections. Via its gateways in Europe, North America, Africa and the Middle East, the company provides IP connectivity with access to the global Internet backbone, as well as an extensive suite of both customized end-to-end solutions and industry-standard services. With a connectivity network spanning 100 countries, SkyVision's solutions combine global reach with active local presence and support. SkyVision's customers include incumbent telecoms, ISPs, cellular operators, global and local enterprises, government entities and NGOs. (www.skyvision.net)

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Iris Tovim
Marketing Communications Manager
SkyVision Global Networks
+44 20 8387 1750
irist@skyvision.net