Measat has signed an agreement with Central European Telecom Services GmbH (CETel) to provide pan-African C-band VSAT satellite services via the AFRICASAT-1a satellite at 46°E. AFRICASAT-1a’s high-power and excellent look angles, combined with Measat’s customized solutions, were defining factors in CETel’s selection. The deal underscores the satellite’s attractiveness amongst teleport operators for services across the highly competitive African market. CETel, a German provider of managed end-to-end communications solutions, services global customers from its teleport in Germany. The company’s independent solutions approach closed many long-term agreements in various industries and makes it a perfect partner for individual and encompassing communications networks.