SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. today announced the successful implementation of its project with SAPETRO which includes the installation of a full suite of SkyVision connectivity solutions in Benin and the ongoing management of the project.
The 5-year contract consists of an end-to-end voice and data managed solution, based on multiple technologies, integration and professional services, creating unique value to customer operations. The project includes mesh VSAT and wireless point to multipoint connections for Sapetro’s offices and operational sites, mobile terrestrial units and vessels, coupled with the integration of SkyVision services, including Voice and Telephony over IP, two-way radios, mobile satellite phones, managed firewall and WiFi.
SAPETRO’s expertise includes oil and gas exploration with extensive development and production assets in the region. The company is recognized for its activities in sub-Saharan Africa underlined by its strong platform in Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and offshore East Africa. This partnership marks an important milestone for SkyVision and furthers SkyVision’s commitment to the oil and gas industry in Africa, one of the company’s main focus areas.
Today, oil and gas business highly depends on reliable connectivity, in the field, and between remote branch offices. With crew safety as the industry’s #1 priority, SkyVision knows and understands that reliable information flow in both routine and emergency situations is the key to ensuring smooth, seamless and safe operations.
“As a leading oil and gas company with projects and interests throughout Africa, SAPETRO required a highly experienced and reliable partner that would deliver comprehensive services to meet its specific needs,” said Jean-Daniel Tragus, SkyVision Oil & Gas Sales Director.
Commenting on the project, Martin Trachsel SAPETRO’s CEO said, “We found SkyVision’s comprehensive suite of services, technological expertise and pricing, a compelling offer and one which met our expectations.”
“This important project win, marks SkyVision’s far-reaching commitment to oil and gas customers throughout Africa, as we further our commitment to delivering quality voice and data communications where they are needed most,” said SkyVision’s COO, Golan Madar.