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November 10, 2014 12:33 ET

Emerging Markets Communications Showcases VSAT and Terrestrial Connectivity Solutions at AfricaCom in Cape Town, South Africa

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwired - November 10, 2014) - Global satellite (VSAT) communications solutions provider Emerging Markets Communications (EMC) will showcase its connectivity solutions at AfricaCom, November 11-13, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa at the Cape Town International Convention Center. The company will feature its leading services for the African market in booth P 73, and will also provide information at a sponsored table in The Village, an area just off the show floor for invited guests and VIPs. The company is also short-listed for the VSAT Innovation for Africa award, with the winner being announced at the prestigious AfricaCom awards show on Wednesday evening, November 12th at the Waterfront Lookout in Cape Town.

Over 9,000 attendees and 350 exhibiting companies attend the event each year at the Cape Town International Convention Center to discuss challenges and trends, showcase solutions and network with top players and colleagues with interest in growing the digital ecosystem in Africa. AfricaCom is the biggest technology event in the region with 11 events in one, including VSAT Africa, Africa Cast, AfricApps and more.

"As the largest VSAT provider in Africa, we are excited to demonstrate our solutions to the challenges of customers in this booming region," said Joe Kamau, Senior Vice President of African Business for Emerging Markets Communications. "Our customers span across a variety of industries operating in remote places with weak communications infrastructure, and our fully-managed, customizable service allows for ongoing support, from initial design, to shipping and customs logistics, to 24x7 maintenance through our system of over 50 field support engineers located in Africa."

EMC provides satellite communications to both onshore and offshore customers worldwide. Leveraging both a global Ku-Band and C-Band network, EMC offers communications worldwide with a regional focus in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, West Africa, Brazil and Asia Pacific. EMC has over 10 years' experience in Africa assisting customers with network design, licensing, logistics, installation and 24x7 maintenance.

To schedule a meeting with an EMC representative while at AfricaCom, please contact or +1 305 539 1358 x 2288. 

About Emerging Markets Communications

Emerging Markets Communications® is a global satellite and terrestrial communications company specializing in delivering mission-critical, network services for the global energy industry, maritime, mobile network operators, carriers, governments, NGOs and worldwide enterprises with locations in the most remote and/or challenging areas of the world. As a proven industry leader, Emerging Markets Communications® enables customers the agility, scalability and efficiency designed to facilitate growth for their global operations.

The company operates in 150 countries, with 48 global field support centers and infrastructure of teleports and terrestrial pops in the US, Europe and Africa. Emerging Markets Communications® is financially backed by ABRY Partners; a firm specialized in funding the communications industry with $36 billion of completed transactions.

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