Author Archives: iDirect

SkyVision partners Glo1 on broadband delivery, expends N2b on investment

To enhance speedy broadband service delivery in Nigeria, SkyVision Global Network, a global IP telecommunications provider, has informed of its partnership with National Operator, Globacom, and owners of Glo1 submarine cable to advance the course of Internet connectivity.

Specifically, SkyVision, which said it has invested over N2 billion in the telecommunications sector of the country over the last nine years, informed that the partnership agreement between it and Glo1 will be as resellers of Glo1 services, that is taking the products to the remotest part of the country where need arises.

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Make Your Satellite 2011 Game Plan Now

iDirect at SatelliteMarch 14 – 17, 2011

By all accounts, Satellite 2011 is shaping up to be the headliner event of the year, with record-breaking attendance likely to exceed 10,000. There’s no better place to come together with the brightest minds in the global satellite community. The challenge is, with so much to see and do, how to make best use of your time.   

As a major sponsor of Satellite 2011, here’s a heads up of what you can expect to see from iDirect.

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ICCES Expands VSAT Coverage In Africa, Middle East With iDirect Evolution Platform

Provider boosts service reliability for Internet, VoIP and VPN access

Herndon, Va., February 10, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that ICCES, a leading two-way data communications provider, systems integrator and solutions provider based in the Middle East, has expanded its VSAT coverage over Africa and parts of the Middle East. The provider has purchased several iDirect satellite hubs and remote routers, and plans to offer dual-mode operation of Evolution and iNFINITI software depending on its customers’ needs. With the expanded coverage, ICCES will support government, private enterprise and home users in these regions. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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NSTT Launches iDirect Evolution Network Over Africa And The Middle East

Provider gains efficiency and flexibility for delivering VSAT to developing regions

Herndon, Va., February 9, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Network Satellite Technology Trading (NSTT), a world-class provider of communication networking technology services, has launched a new VSAT service based on iDirect’s Evolution platform covering Africa and the Middle East. The provider has purchased several iDirect Universal 5IF satellite hubs, along with Evolution X3 and X5 remote routers, so it can provide a wide coverage area to customers in the region. NSTT will also be running iDirect’s latest Evolution software release, iDX 2.2, enabling it to maximize the efficiency and flexibility of its new VSAT service. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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Sky-Stream Launches New IP-TV Streaming Service Based On iDirect’s VSAT Platform

Sky-Stream and iDirect to present live demonstration during CABSAT show in Dubai

Herndon, Va., February 8, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Sky-Stream FZ LLC, a Dubai-based provider of connectivity and satellite service solutions, has launched a satellite IP-TV streaming service over the iDirect platform. The recreational service, which utilizes the Apple TV platform, allows customers in the Middle East and Africa to immediately access on-demand programs in remote locations where such services are not accessible. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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DistribuTECH 2011 – Thanks For Attending

DistribuTECH was held last week, Feb. 1-3, and we’re happy to report it was a busy show for iDirect.  We had a lot of attendees stop at our booth to learn how iDirect technology can help utilities realize the goal of making their grids ‘smart.’ 

The show proves that the Smart Grid is no longer just a concept, but is a reality.  With iDirect, utility companies can support real-time applications such as SCADA, Voice- or Video-over-IP in any geographic location and under any weather condition. To learn more listen to our webinar or watch the video.   

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2011 iDirect Webinar Series – Register Today

“Cellular Backhaul: 3G and Beyond” Wednesday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. EST

Due to popular demand we are bringing back our webinar series in 2011. Our first webinar will showcase “Cellular Backhaul: 3G and Beyond” hosted by iDirect’s Director, Verticals Marketing, Richard Deasington. Deasington will discuss the demands for 3G services in developing countries. This involves the use of VSAT to extend 3G networks in developed countries and how iDirect is responding to these needs with our SCPC Return and Multicast Fastpath technologies, which let operators use their existing platforms to address these higher bandwidth applications.

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See you at CABSAT!

CabsatIf you’re going to be at CABSAT 2011, be sure to stop by and see us. We’ll be at Booth #Sf-11. Join us to see live demonstrations of:

  • SatManage – our web-based software  solution for the automation, monitoring, and integration of hybrid networks and NOC-based applications, designed to enable large-scale, complex networks to run more efficiently
  • Schedule an appointment for a Cellular Backhaul demonstration – see how your company can profitably and more easily offer cellular services to millions of potential new customers

Alldean Satellite Networks Switches To iDirect Evolution Platform For VSAT Service In Africa

 

Network upgrade provides enhanced stability, efficiency for customers

Herndon, Va., February 2, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Alldean Satellite Networks Kenya Limited (Alldean), a complete satellite solutions provider based in Africa, has switched its VSAT service to iDirect’s Evolution platform. The move allows Alldean to improve the reliability and efficiency of its service for customers, including financial institutions (banks and insurance companies), telecommunication providers, government institutions, non-governmental organizations, and enterprises. Alldean has purchased a Universal 5IF satellite hub, as well as several Evolution X3 remote routers for its customer sites. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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iDirect Previews the Launch of iDX 3.0