Low-Cost Satellite Services for Financial Institutions

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AITEC Conference
-

Accra

28


29 May 2012

Low
-
Cost Satellite Services

for Financial Institutions


Background


Objective


Applications


Money Transfer


Automatic Telling Machines


Virtual Private Networks


The Customer Management Tool


Conclusion


Agenda

Background


SatADSL

is a Belgian company offering low
-
cost Internet access to
small and medium size businesses in sub
-
Saharan Africa



SatADSL

also offers specialized services for connecting remote sites
of larger companies




Main services are broadband internet access, VoIP & connectivity for
transactional services



SatADSL operates close to 600 terminals in more than 15 countries

15 Distributors spread over Mali, Nigeria, Cameroon, RDC, Congo
Brazzaville, Gabon, Benin, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone, Zambia,
Zimbabwe, South Africa, etc.

4

Background: SatADSL Service Platform

Background:
Business Model

Hub
Operator

SES

Satellite
Operator

SES /
Telesat

Technology

Provider

Newtec



Managed

Service Provider

End
Users

in
Africa

Corporate

Services

Connectivity

Bandwidth

Hub

African

Distributors

Background: Satellite T11N

Background: Satellite ASTRA 4A

Background: User Terminal

Satellite terminal, including 1
-
meter antenna:



easy to install / true
Plug&Play

experience


retails for +
-

750 $



Financial institutions represent a fast growing
market


Remotes sites in their commercial network are not always well
served with adequate telecommunications means


Challenge to offer same level of service quality in remote sites as in
main cities


Their remote sites in West Africa are often too small to justify
the investment in a classic corporate VSAT and terrestrial
mobile services are not adapted for business
-
critical
transactions


Objective: offer a corporate service, tailored to the needs of
financial institutions


Objective

SatFinAfrica Film

Applications


Money Transfer


Money Transfer Company (MTC) profile
:


Large number of branches spread all over the country


Typical remote branch has a small LAN with 3
-
5 computers and telephones


Need for reliable and affordable telecommunications service



MTC User Applications
:


International/national financial applications based on client
-
server transactions


Use of https secured protocol over the Internet


Own Client
-
server banking applications (e.g. accounting)


Use of https secured protocol over the Internet


Server located in the Head Quarters connected by terrestrial means (fiber) to the Internet


Telephony and Office Applications (Email, web browsing…)



Applications


Money Transfer

Router

Remote MTC
branch A

Sat3Play terminal +
Router

Sat3Play terminal +
Router

HQ in Africa

Applications:

-
Money Gram

-
Money Express

-
VoIP

-
E
-
mail

-
Internet
browsing

ATA
VoIP
gateway

ATA
VoIP
gateway

ATA VoIP
gateway

Telstar T11N

Astra2Connect
Platform
Luxembourg

Remote MTC
branch B

Applications


Money Transfer

0
5
10
15
20
25
30
35
40
Traffic Average on 30 min (Kbps)

Kbps

MTC


Site 1

FW Best Effort
RT Best Effort
FW High Priority
RT High Priority
High Priority channels (FW and RT) carries critical client
-
server transactional traffic


Automatic Telling Machine (ATM) user profile
:


Banks


Bank Consortiums operating ATM networks



ATM User Applications
:


Connect ATMs
outside of bank premises


Authenticate and authorize transactions



Closed Users Group (private IP addresses)


VPN tunneling on the Internet

Applications


ATM

Applications


ATM

VPN Router

Remote ATM A

Sat3Play terminal +
Router

Remote ATM B

Sat3Play terminal +
Router

HQ in Africa

Astra2Connect
Platform
Luxembourg

Applications:

-
User
identification /
Authorization for
cash delivery

Telstar T11N

VPN Router

VPN

Tunnel


Virtual Private Network (VPN) user profile
:


Banks, micro
-
finance, etc.


Insurances



VPN user applications
:


Connect remote branches to Head Quarters


Financial transactions and office applications


Secure communications


VPN IPsec tunnelling (encrypted link)


SSL encryption


Remote sites in an Intranet

Applications


VPN

Applications


VPN

IPsec Tunnelling

Customer Management Tool
-

CMT


Customer Management Tool (CMT) allows to monitor the terminals


View on volumes consumed and connections parameters


Points the need for technical assistance from the local distributor

CMT Volume Monitoring

CMT Traffic Monitoring

Conclusions


Successful solutions for Financial applications:



Money Transfer


Over 100
operational

sites in Cameroon
and

new customer
starting

operations in Ivory Coast


Excellent
results

in
terms

of service availability
and

operational

transactions


VPN
validation

in Burkina Faso


Extension of
legacy

VPN
to

remote
branch

offices


ATM pilot
to

start in 3Q 2012


Our contact points:




Jerome van der Putt


jerome.vanderputt@satadsl.net /
+32 478 540 999 (Mobile)



Michel
Dothey



michel.dothey@satadsl.net /
+32 495 53 06 12 (Mobile)



Thierry
Eltges


thierry.eltges@satadsl.net /
+32 2 351 33 74 (Fixed) +32 478 540 999 (Mobile)






Visit our web site:
www.satadsl.net



Prices

2048 / 128

Thank You !

Applications


VPN SSL encryption

Remote Branch
SatADSL
Terminal
HeadQuarter
Telstar T11N
SSL VPN
SES Hub
Luxembourg
OpenVPN
Client Software
OpenVPN
Client Software
Remote Branch
SatADSL
Terminal
SSL VPN
OpenVPN
Server
SSL VPN
SSL VPN




Applications


VPN Remote sites in Intranet

Remote Branch
SatADSL
Terminal
Private IP
Address
HeadQuarter
Telstar T11N
VPN Router
VPN
Tunnel
SES Hub
Luxembourg
VPN Router
Remote Branch
SatADSL
Terminal
Private IP
Address
LAN Router
LAN Router
Other Branch
Other Branch
Other Branch
Company Intranet based
on Private IP Addresses