Hatif taps Satcom for satellite backhaul


EMC Satcom Technologies, a division of Emerging Markets Communications, has announced an agreement with Hatif Libya to deliver a satellite network capable of providing telecoms backhaul in major cities, as well as serving oil, gas, banking and government customers at 30 additional sites across the country.

According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, state-owned Hatif Libya currently holds the responsibility for providing fixed line voice telephony in Libya, after replacing the General Posts and Telecommunications Company (GPTC) in 2008.