Hermes Wins Iraq Communications Contract

Hermes Datacommunications Middle East, a key specialist providing Wide Area Network communications to the upstream oil and gas industry has secured a contract to provide Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) communications to Expro North Sea Ltd in Iraq.

The contract outlined will include a fully managed VSAT network, bandwidth, equipment, installation and support to The Expro Group for a period of 36 months.

Hermes Datacomms will provide one point to point SCPC link from the Hermes Datacomms Hub in Shrewsbury to the Expro Group BHI site in Iraq. The SCPC Circuit will consist of 512Kbps download and 512Kbps upload at their BHI base. The Expro Group will be adding more sites as they expand their presence in Iraq.

Included in this contract is the allocation of a dedicated Account Manager, Bill des Rosiers who is Regional Business Development Manager, Middle East. Des Rosiers commented, “We are thrilled to have been selected as The Expro Group telecommunications partner in Iraq. We believe it shows our commitment to the Iraq market and demonstrates our focus on the region as a major player in the oil and gas telecommunications sector.

This is an important step forward for Hermes Middle East. We look to build on the Expro Group/ Hermes Datacomms partnership, and look forward to continued growth and development as a major telecommunications provider with a strong presence in the Iraq oil and gas market. “

To facilitate this win and other recent contract successes, Hermes Datacomms Middle East has recently expanded their team even further, with the appointment of two additional Help Desk Representatives; Lorrey Dianne P. Chiong and Alita Briones, and two Engineers; Teddy Folloso and Jamshad Ali.

The rapid expansion that Hermes Datacomms Middle East is currently experiencing is a direct result of their strong success in the Middle East markets, Iraq in particular.

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