Mauricio Segovia, CEO, Axesat, sits down with iDirect and offers his perspective on the emerging LatAm market, HTS and what’s next in 2017 for Axesat.
iDirect: Please describe Axesat and its role in the emerging LatAm satellite market.
Segovia: Axesat is a multinational company based in Colombia focused on providing solutions that guarantee the best possible service experience to Latin American companies. We have over thirteen years of experience and over 200 employees committed to understanding our customer’s needs to deliver solutions that truly add value to their businesses. We have offices in Colombia, Mexico, Chile, Ecuador and Peru and we also serve the Argentinian, Venezuelan and Central American markets via strategic partners. We have over 8,000 active satellite links and over 800 clients distributed throughout the region. Our main goal is to solve the business connectivity needs of companies and telcos in a cost-efficient way.
iDirect: How long have you been an iDirect partner and why did Axesat select its technology?
Segovia: Axesat is constantly looking for the best way to deliver the best solutions to respond to our customer’s needs. Therefore, we continuously look for the best available technologies that allow us to satisfy our customer needs. In such a process, in 2010, we decided to begin our relationship with iDirect, acquiring the Evolution® platform to complement our existing product portfolio.
iDirect: What verticals do you serve and which services do you offer in your core markets?
Segovia: We have a presence in several verticals. Not one of the verticals we serve account for more than 10% of our revenues, which together with our geographic reach allows us to weather the storms when a vertical is not doing well. We have customers in government, oil and gas, energy, mining, infrastructure, retail, banking, and agriculture. We have developed a complete portfolio of satellite solutions from a deep market understanding of the segments we have a presence in. With our portfolio we offer data, video, voice, backhaul, manage services and trunking solutions to all our core markets. Read More