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FMC GlobalSat Acquires 100% of Santander Teleport

 FMC GlobalSat announced that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Santander Teleport “ST” from Erzia Group.

Founded as a joint venture of ERZIA and MTN Satellite Communications (now the Anuvu maritime division), ST has been ranked by the World Teleport Association (WTA) as one of the top 10 Teleport Operators in the world since inception 10 years ago, and in 2019 it was awarded the internationally prestigious "Independent Teleport of the Year" title.

Domiciled in Spain, ST boasts nearly 30 antennas ranging from 3 to 15 meters enabling Ku, Ka, X and C band reception and transmission within its expansive 100,000 square feet premises, including a Tier 3 (soon to be Tier 4 in Q3 2022) facility with data centers hosting capabilities with hundreds of sqm2 of rack space and with multiple fiber lines of 100GB.

FMC, with Santander Teleport’s best-in-class infrastructure and facilities, including both ISO9001 and ISO27001 certifications, is well equipped to actively provide Data Center hosting and telecommunication services to prime operators while addressing the significant growth in global data consumption and expand network convergence over 5G wireless, terrestrial fiber and GEO, MEO, LEO (Low Earth Orbit) broadband satellite networks.

This acquisition solidifies FMC’s vision of implementing telecommunication hubs, data centers and hosting services and achieving network convergence between Satellite and terrestrial networks, while increasing its presence in Europe, Africa and Middle East.

Emmanuel Cotrel, Chief Executive Officer of FMC, commented: “We are proud to welcome Santander Teleport, and its talented employees, within the FMC organization. We are optimistic about the opportunity to accelerate Santander Teleport’s growth, and its capability to innovate and remain at the forefront of delivering excellent service to our discerning customers, particularly in light of the LEO satellite deployment and associated growing demand for data center hosting services”.


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