ND SatCom buys TECNA Suarl in Senegal

09 October 2019

The 'new' premises in Dakar

The 'new' premises in Dakar

Germany-based ND SatCom, a supplier of and integrator for satellite communication systems and solutions, has established a presence in west Africa with the acquisition of Senegalese satellite transmission and radio telecommunications solutions provider, TECNA Suarl.

The latter has been renamed ND SatCom Senegal, while industry veteran Charly Nakache has been appointed general manager of the new entity.

ND SatCom described the acquisition as a “strategic move to further enhance outreach and interaction between the company and its customers, partners and the leading communication companies in the West Africa region”.

“Charly Nakache, who brings a wealth of industry experience in satellite communications, has been appointed as General Manager of ND SatCom Senegal and – together with his highly-motivated team of sales and technical professionals – will be responsible for managing the day to day business in the region and expand the reach of ND SatCom,” the company said in a press release.

Alexander Mueller-Gastell, chief executive officer at ND SatCom added: “We see the very positive potential for our satellite communication solutions here.  This decision to acquire TECNA underscores this potential and the opportunity to expand further afield. The office location is close to several of our existing customers and provides an excellent base where we can share our latest technology and insights. With our new director Charly Nakache, our customers and partners in the region can expect excellent responsiveness, collaboration and tailored solutions that meet their unique communications needs.”