SMS signs new agreement with TRIO Connect for Services on Badr 7

Satellite Mediaport Services Ltd. (SMS) is proud to announce a new agreement with TRIO Connect LLC – an Emerging Markets Communications LLC (EMC) registered brand. SMS will host a new 13.5m Ka-Band antenna, forming part of a collaborative intercontinental cluster of earth stations delivering a global media solution.

TRIO is a Broadband Internet, Voice over IP (VoIP), Media and Entertainment solution. Using cutting edge technology, TRIO provides users with access to top features such as 4K-UHD and DVR from their TV set or connected devices. TRIO’s Triple Play access extends from hundreds of Free-to-Air programming, Premium Channels to VoIP and On Demand content, localized to territory. The robust recommendation engine with its user habit prediction provides a personalized user experience, maximizing customer satisfaction.

Starting in 2016, TRIO will be offering Triple Play services on the new Badr-7 satellite that was launched earlier this week by Arianespace. Servicing 6 to 10 countries initially, TRIO is planned to expand to 40- 50 countries by 2022 serving over a 1.5 million households directly and millions more via shared terminals thereafter.