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Horizon Teleports GmbH of Moosburg Germany Receives Tier 3 Full Certification from WTA

Tuesday, August 16, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Victoria Krisman
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(August 11, 2016 – New York City) – The World Teleport Association (WTA) announced today that Horizon Teleports GmbH has achieved full certification of its teleport, located in Moosburg, Germany, under WTA’s recently launched Teleport Certification Program. The Moosburg Teleport achieved Tier 3 Certification under the program.

Mahmoud El-Danaf, General Manager of Horizon Teleports said, “We are pleased to be one of the Teleports in Europe to have achieved a Tier 3 rating. Our continuous goal is to provide our clients with one stop shop services, as well as, committing to giving our customers an outstanding quality of service.”

“The WTA accreditation is a recognition of Horizon Teleport’s robust infrastructure. It is also an acknowledgement of the international standards of our service quality and performance that we are committed to provide to our customers” Subair Mullappilly, CTO

“We congratulate Horizon Teleport on achieving a Tier 3 Certification in WTA’s Teleport Certification program”, said WTA Executive Director Robert Bell.  “It is the conclusion of a grueling process of examination and evaluation, and a mark of true distinction in our industry.”

WTA’s Teleport Certification Program aims to serve both teleport operators and their customers by creating an objective, transparent, and internationally accepted method for teleport operators to document the quality of their operations for customers and strategic partners. It also aims to provide a means for customers to select teleport vendors delivering the price-performance level that is appropriate for their applications. 
Click here for a list of certified teleports.

To achieve Full Certification under WTA’s program, a teleport operator completes a +170-item questionnaire and submits it to WTA.  The Association analyzes the data based on standards established by its Certification Committee and issues a Provisional Certification based on the self-reported information.  An auditor is then dispatched to visit the teleport, provide independent validation of the data submitted in the questionnaire, and identify additional factors that may positively or negatively affect the score. Full Certification is issued at a Tier number from 1 through 4, of which 4 represents the highest degree of excellence, and remains in effect for 3 years.

For more information about the Teleport Certification Program, visit or email WTA Membership Director Randall Barney at
About World Teleport Association
Since 1985, the World Teleport Association ( has focused on improving the business of satellite communications from the ground up. At the core of its membership are the world's most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global carriers. WTA is dedicated to advocating for the interests of teleport operators in the global telecommunications market and promoting excellence in teleport business practice, technology and operations.

About Horizon Teleports GmbH

Horizon Teleports core services range from Up- and downlink services, TV Playout/Satellite Turnaround, Broadband, IP Trunking, GSM Backhauling, Carrier Monitoring to Media contribution and distribution, across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and North America. The teleport provides access to C-Band, Ku-Band and Ka-Band satellites located at 55 degrees West to 78 degrees East, using well-known satellite partners such as Eutelsat, Intelsat, APT, RSCC, Yahsat, and Africasat.

For More Information
Matthew Owen
Communications Manager
World Teleport Association
212-825-0218 x105

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