O3b Networks Appoints Rex Paura to Lead Growth in Papua New Guinea

Rapidly increasing demand for connectivity across the country prompts innovative satellite connectivity provider to open first permanent office in the capital

 

St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands – 8 May, 2017 – O3b Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of SES, today announced the hiring of Rex Paura as the company’s Sales Manager for Papua New Guinea (PNG). Mr. Paura will be based in the country’s capital city of Port Moresby.

O3b provides high throughput, low latency broadband connectivity over satellite to even the most remote locations in the world where terrestrial fiber isn’t present. Since O3b’s first provided service to PNG in 2013, the use of its bandwidth in the country has exploded, increasing by 577%.

Mr. Paura will continue to work closely with O3b’s partners and customers in the country, ensuring continued growth and focus on the country’s fixed and mobile internet needs.

“I am very excited to be representing O3b in PNG,” said Mr. Paura. “I’ve been working for quite some time to bring the best internet to businesses and people across this country, and O3b is making a dramatic impact.”

“PNG is an extremely important market for O3b,” said Imran Malik, Vice President of Sales, Asia for 03b Networks. “We wanted to find the best person to manage our presence in this country, and Rex is the perfect person for that role.”

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About O3b Networks Limited

O3b Networks Ltd. is a provider of global managed communication services and operates both a state-of-the-art fleet of high throughput, low latency satellites and a global terrestrial infrastructure. O3b delivers carrier-grade Data Networking Solutions to ISPs, telcos, mobile network operators, governments and enterprises in the most remote and inaccessible places on the planet. O3b Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG).

 

For further information please contact:

Jason Wauer

O3b Networks

pr@o3bnetworks.com         

 

Kate Nesbitt

SpeakerBox Communications for O3b

knesbitt@speakerboxpr.com

+1 703 287 7814

 

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