28 April 2015: IEC Telecom Group, a Global Xpress (GX) Value-Added Reseller (VAR), has additionally been appointed as a global Distribution Partner (DP) for Inmarsat’s L-band portfolio, including BGAN, IsatHub and IsatPhone.
IEC Telecom Group is a fixed and mobile satellite distribution provider with a presence in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), sub-Saharan Africa and Central and South East Asia.
Greg Ewert, President of Inmarsat Enterprise, said: “We are delighted to welcome IEC as an Inmarsat Distribution Partner. In addition to their reach into critical regions, IEC Telecom offers a high level of technical expertise with a solid focus on developing solutions for the services portfolio over Inmarsat’s L- and Ka-band networks.”
Erwan Emilian, IEC Telecom Group’s CEO, added: “Our intention is to double our reseller channel by mid-2016 thanks to our very specific delivery and our focus on Inmarsat’s services. Our focus is on offering applications for tracking & M2M, video and audio broadcast, WAN optimization, video surveillance, ehealth, security, biometrics and data scan.
“The interconnect with Inmarsat allows all our tier 1 resellers, as well as our global accounts, to be directly linked to Inmarsat’s global network and, as such, we will be able to improve our global Service Level Agreements (SLA) and the Quality of Service (QoS).
“We can now offer lower throughput latency for some strategic users, propose the online visualization of each SIM in its beam, propose an enhanced, dedicated and individualised 24/7 support,” added Erwan Emilian.