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April 01, 2015 8:37 PM ET

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Company Overview of O3b Networks Limited

Company Overview

O3b Networks Limited provides satellite services by maintaining a fiber based satellite network. It offers global broadband connectivity, including Internet and mobile connectivity services for telecommunications operators, Internet service providers, enterprises, and government customers in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in St Helier, Channel Islands with an operational head office in The Hague, Netherlands.

3rd Floor Anley House

Anley Street

St Helier,  JE2 3QE

Channel Islands

Founded in 2007


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Key Executives for O3b Networks Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 59
Director, Chief Executive Officer of SES and President of SES
Age: 51
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

O3b Networks Limited Key Developments

O3b Networks to Deploy Satellite Connectivity for Hormuud Telecom in Somalia

Hormuud Telecommunication has inked a multi-year agreement with O3b Networks to deploy satellite network connectivity in the capital Mogadishu, as well as central and southern Somalia. As per the agreement, O3b will be deploying its trunking service, O3bTrunk, in the capital city, as well as O3bCell for mobile backhaul in other areas of central and southern Somalia. This deployment is a part Hormuud s expansion plan to cover most of the big towns in the Southern and Central regions of Somalia by satellite using the O3b services. O3b Networks will land 700km wide satellite beams in Central and Southern Somalia to provide Hormuud with connectivity across these regions.

O3b Networks Enters into Broadband Pact with Telesom

Telesom has entered into a multi-year agreement with O3b Networks to use O3b's satellite network in northern Somalia. The operator will be installing O3b's trunking service, and will even be the first customer to contract with O3b for cellular backhaul in Somaliland. The development of O3b connectivity by Telesom is segment of a broader roll-out, which will include most of the big towns in Somaliland by satellite using the new O3b satellite services. O3b Networks will be responsible for landing 700km wide satellite beams in the North Eastern Regions for delivering Telesom with connectivity across these regions.

SpeedCast Partners with O3b to Deliver Enhanced Connectivity to Papua New Guinea

SpeedCast International Limited announced that it has entered into an agreement with O3b Networks (“O3b”), where O3b will provide capacity for Papua New Guinea via its innovative Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite constellation. The new service based on O3b capacity will address the growing demand from SpeedCast’s customers in the region and marks the continuation of SpeedCast’s leadership in the Australia-Pacific region. The O3b-based service will allow SpeedCast to deliver high throughput and low latency internet services to local customers. SpeedCast’s high bandwidth new IP Trunk from Port Moresby to the international Internet backbone will enable high throughput voice and data services, whose performance will be similar to or even exceed that of traditional fiber connectivity. O3b’s MEO configuration provides unprecedented low latency in satellite communications of less than 150 milliseconds. The new network will complement SpeedCast’s existing global network, which utilizes traditional Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite capacity and is the basis of SpeedCast’s comprehensive coverage. SpeedCast’s traditional network will further serve as a redundant back-up solution in the event of a primary network failure or other type of outage. With redundancy built-in at all layers of its network, SpeedCast can offer its customers unprecedented levels of reliability.

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