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Speedcast Wins Sasol Contract in Mozambique

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Speedcast International was awarded a new multi-year contract to provide communications and onsite IT support services at four operations camps for Sasol in Mozambique.

The contract marks Speedcast’s first project for Sasol and the sixth project in Mozambique, where Speedcast was the first in its market to establish a local entity. in the establishment of Speedcast Mozambique Lda. Under this entity, Speedcast will deliver a wide range of fully-managed services to Sasol’s four base camps housing crews working on exploration and well delivery projects in-country.

The solution is set up to account for potential harsh weather with C-band VSAT connectivity as well as terrestrial fiber optic backhaul, satellite phones and a terrestrial radio infrastructure including mobile data backup and portable radio over IP using Inmarsat BGAN. Value-added solutions include internal and external voice services, Wi-Fi and crew welfare communications to each site. Speedcast will provide 24/7 onsite IT support managing internet, firewalls, document storage, printing, VoIP and teleconferencing.

The first camp will be completed and commissioned in November 2019, followed by additional sites in 2020. Additional services will be commissioned as the project scope progresses.