Gulfsat Customer Story


Location: Madagascar
Area: 587,041 km2
Capital: Antananarivo
Population: 22,005,222
GDP per Capita: $933
Internet Penetration Rate: 1.6%
Internet Users: 352,135
Mobile Subscribers: 5,987,868


Gulfsat is now delivering high performance broadband and telephony services in Madagascar.

Due to their O3b service, Gulfsat is now operating a fully resilient network, incorporating both fiber and fiber equivalent satellite to drive new levels of performance and reliability.

The significant increase in affordable bandwidth has enabled Gulfsat to expand their offering in the market, adding new enterprise services at speeds of up to 50 Mbps using the O3bTrunk solution while the lower latency will benefit Gulfsat’s existing and new oil and gas customers.


Product: O3bTrunk
Region: African Region
Application: IP Connectivity

Customer Solution Benefit: A solution that provides a real alternative to submarine fiber, combining low latency, cost effective price points, satellite availability and resilience.

Damien de Lamberterie, Gulfsat General Manager says…

“We are delighted to now be up on the O3b network. Gulfsat can now offer a new level of broadband solutions with the speed of fiber and the reach and reliability of satellite. The O3b solution and our fibre network are closely matched in terms of price and performance and as a result the two technologies work seamlessly together.”