Axesat and Sevis partner to provide optimized Mobile Backhaul Services in Latin America

February 26, 2016 | By More

Mobile operators leverage Axesat´s comprehensive satellite network, powered by Sevis optimization and acceleration technology.

Axesat-Sevis PR

Bogotá, Colombia, February 29, 2016Axesat S.A. (Axesat) a provider of specialized satellite services, today announced a strategic partnership with Sevis Systems, LLC, the leading developer of cellular backhaul optimization and acceleration technology, for the delivery of optimized 2G, 3G and LTE mobile services across Axesat´s satellite backhaul networks in Latin America.

The announcement follows a homologation process conducted by Axesat during 2015 and the successful implementation of Sevis technology on Axesat´s client networks. Sevis´ Intelligent Backhaul Optimization (IBO) technology, consisting of a suite of applications including optimization and acceleration became an integral part of Axesat´s comprehensive suite of services designed to address the unique needs of mobile operators in Colombia, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Mexico.

Victor Ariza, Regional Director Backhaul Solutions, at Axesat said “Helping telcos and mobile operators reach those difficult locations cost-effectively is what Axesat has always been about. Combining our on-the-ground market knowledge with Sevis´ Intelligent Backhaul Optimization (IBO) technology resulted in a truly synergetic combination with high value for our customers. As mobile operators continue expanding their 3G/LTE coverage and satellite operators launch high throughput satellites, we expect to expand on our already successful relationship with Sevis to further empower the geographic expansion of mobile services in the region”.

The highly efficient solution deployed and managed by Axesat realizes synergies from the combination of its extensive satellite network and Sevis IBO technology, including optimization and acceleration applications; achieving high performance and reachability with an optimum use of satellite spectrum resources. Services include legacy 2G and IDEN backhaul and backup services; 3G/LTE backhaul in remote locations and data offload services in suburban areas via hybrid backhaul resources. The end-to-end, fully-managed mobile backhaul services offered by Axesat comprise Sevis technology to optimize 2G, 3G and LTE mobile traffic. It also addresses the need to accelerate LTE traffic to overcome the satellite latency.

“We truly value the opportunity to work closely with Axesat, one of the leading satellite service providers in Latin America” said Tim Peyla, Vice President, Business Development at Sevis Systems. “The progression from 2G, to 3G / LTE and shift to an all-IP backhaul environment provides a fertile ground for satellite service providers to offer mobile operators innovative services with high performance and affordability. It was a natural progression for Sevis to strengthen its fruitful relationship with Axesat, a company that has a demonstrated track record of translating cutting-edge technology into value-added services”.

Axesat´s satellite backhaul services address mobile operators´ need to flexibly and cost-effectively expand their coverage in geographically-challenged locations. A set of pre-homologated turnkey solutions comprising Axesat´s network services and Sevis IBO suite of applications are available in all markets where Axesat operates.

About Axesat

Axesat S.A. is a Colombian company with over 10 years of experience in the satellite communications market with operations in Colombia, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Central America and Mexico. Axesat specializes in the provision of satellite transmission services including data, voice, video, broadband, cellular backhaul and contingency solutions for the business and corporate markets. With advanced technology and a specialized service and support structure in the countries where it operates, Axesat is today the leader in customer satisfaction in such diverse sectors such as petroleum, mining, infrastructure, government, financial, agribusiness and fishing among others.

For additional information about Axesat, please visit

About Sevis Systems

Sevis Systems: Sevis Systems’ best-in-class products offer innovative solutions for mobile network operators worldwide. Sevis Systems bridges the gap between transport solutions, mobile domain expertise and deep packet inspection capabilities; offering best-in-industry support with unprecedented warranties and post product deployment services. Many of the world’s largest mobile operators rely on Sevis products to enable new services and increase operational efficiencies within their networks. Sevis´ products are sold worldwide via a network of OEM and distribution partners. Founded in 1999, Sevis is a privately held corporation based in Dallas, Texas USA. Remote offices are located in Argentina and Singapore.

For additional information about Sevis, please visit

Media Contacts:

Víctor Hugo Ariza M

Regional Director, Backhaul Solutions

Axesat S.A.

Phone +57 1 3122138 Ext. 7222



Tim Peyla

Vice President, Business Development

Sevis Systems

Phone:    (1) 480 570-6400


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Tim Peyla

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Tim Peyla is the Vice President of Business Development for international markets at Sevis Systems a leading provider of enhanced mobile backhaul and signaling applications to mobile network operators. In his current role, Tim is responsible for overseeing the growth and success of the mobile backhaul division in regions including EMEA and APAC. He has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, mixing technical skills with sales and marketing functions. For years, Tim has been supporting a packet evolution and optimization of mobile networks to support 2G, 3G, and 4G/LTE over a common packet network. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree, specializing in Electrical Engineering, from Arizona State University.

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