Orange Business Services and Telespazio France Combine Forces to Supply SATCOM Services to the French Ministry of Armed Forces


The French Joint Directorate for Infrastructure Networks and Information Systems (DIRISI) selected Orange Business Services and Telespazio France to provide several satellite communication capabilities and the associated managed services to all military and state entities involved in this framework agreement. These services will facilitate communications when armed forces are involved in field missions, where end-to-end security is vital.

A strategic partnership to target the government satellite communications market
Orange Business Services and Telespazio France, a subsidiary of Telespazio ( a joint venture between Leonardo, 67%, and Thales, 33%), have pooled their teams, skills and infrastructures to develop an offer dedicated to state requirements, known as MONaLiSat (National Meta-Operator for Satellite Connections). This offer relies on a comprehensive range of satellite telecommunications services and associated equipment which both partners have used to meet the specific requirements of the Ministry. The solutions provided by Orange Business Services and Telespazio France will help supply land and maritime communications in several bands and meet the mobility needs of forces when deployed in the field.

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Source: Business Wire