Deal will enhance connectivity across the African continent.
The Paratus Group will serve as a distributor for Starlinks high-speed services across the African continent, according to a new agreement between the companies. Starlink will be available from Paratus in Mozambique, Kenya, Rwanda and Nigeria with immediate effect before being rolled out to more countries.
Paratus delivers integrated network services across Africa, and together with Starlinks high-speed broadband internet that uses a simple, scalable hardware platform that can be easily distributed across locations around the world, Paratus will be able to provide its customers with both fixed, mobility and maritime services with immediate effect.
Commenting on the agreement, Group Chief Commercial Officer of Paratus, Martin Cox said: This agreement aligns perfectly with our vision of transforming Africa through exceptional digital infrastructure and customer service. It means we can offer industry sectors such as land and offshore energy, mining, hospitality, education, healthcare, agriculture and more the reliable and constant connectivity they need to flourish, no matter how remote they are.
The Starlink agreement further strengthens our LEO services offering across Africa and affirms our considerable capability and reach on the continent. It reinforces our goal to collaborate with entities that share our vision of transforming both African businesses and communities.