Something is happening over at o3B. From their press release:
O3b Networks Ltd. today introduced its first turn-key offering. ‘Quick Start Africa’ is a, Carrier Managed Service designed for Telcos and ISPs on the African continent who need a high capacity, ultra low latency, carrier class IP trunking solution.
Through its constellation of MEO satellites available in late 2010, O3b Networks will provide low-latency IP trunking and cellular backhaul solutions to Telcos and ISPs in emerging markets worldwide.
‘Quick Start Africa’ enables Telcos to purchase an integrated package of ground equipment, space segment and teleport access at special pre-launch pricing, in advance of service activation. By reserving capacity now, Telcos will ensure they get the high-bandwidth and low-latency access to the internet upon service activation in 2010.