Forsway, a provider of innovative solutions tapping satellite and existing terrestrial technologies to enable cost-efficient broadband services, has announced that Bengt Jonsson has joined its Board of Directors.
A long-time investor in the company, Bengt brings extensive experience to the Forsway BoD. He has previously served as Managing Director at Forsway.
“We are very excited to welcome Bengt to the Forsway BoD,” says Tobias Forsell, CEO, Forsway. His strong background, particularly from emerging markets, and senior positions in the global technology arena furnishes great added-value to our long-term goals and expansion plans.”
“I am very excited to join the board and support Forsway in its next stage of business development,” said Bengt Jonsson. “Enabling broadband services is a human rights issue and Forsway’s solutions, using existing technology and infra structure, is by far the most cost-efficient way of bringing Internet to the underserved areas of this planet.”
Bengt Jonsson is SVP Solutions at Irdeto, leading global provider of software security technology and cyber services for protecting digital platforms and assets for video entertainment, video gaming and for the connected transport, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. He has also served in senior positions for Nokia and Technicolor in Asia and Europe.
Forsway’s highly innovative hybrid hardware and technology combines satellite with existing terrestrial technologies enabling broadband services for the large demographics of users in underserved markets lacking reliable internet access.
Forsway’s unique solutions eliminate the need to deploy additional network infrastructure, creating significant time and cost savings for operators and service providers.
The Forsway Xtend ecosystem is a complete toolkit and cost-effective hybrid satellite extension challenging the traditionally high cost of connecting hard-to-reach, underserved markets – rural areas in both emerging and established markets. Xtend is designed to remove the complexity of rolling-out satellite broadband to regions with limited infrastructure and monetize unused operator bandwidth.
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