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du and Eutelsat Achieve Provisional Teleport Certification from WTA

Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Matt Owen
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(March 3, 2016 – New York City) – The World Teleport Association (WTA) today announced two new industry-leading companies, du and Eutelsat, have achieved provisional certification of their teleports under WTA’s recently launched Teleport Certification Program.

du received provisional certification for its Samacom Teleport, located in Dubai. This is the first teleport in the Middle East to be certified under WTA's program. More >>>

Eutelsat received provisional certification for its Rambouillet Teleport, in France. Eutelsat's Rambouillet Teleport is the fifth teleport to be certified by WTA in Europe. More >>>
WTA’s Teleport Certification Program aims to serve both teleport operators and their customers by creating an objective, transparent, and internationally accepted method for teleport operators to document the quality of their operations for customers and strategic partners. It also aims to provide a means for customers to select teleport vendors delivering the price-performance level that is appropriate for their applications. Click here for a list of certified teleports.

For more information about the Teleport Certification Program, visit or email WTA Membership Director Randall Barney at
About World Teleport Association
Since 1985, the World Teleport Association ( has focused on improving the business of satellite communications from the ground up. At the core of its membership are the world's most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global carriers. WTA is dedicated to advocating for the interests of teleport operators in the global telecommunications market and promoting excellence in teleport business practice, technology and operations.

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Matthew Owen
Communications Manager
World Teleport Association
212-825-0218 x105

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