Castor owns and operates 18antennas from 3.7m to 18m in diameter in Teleport Burum and Hilversum, The Netherlands. All antennas are N+1 redundant with automatic switch-over guaranteeing 99.95% availability. We provide Collocation and Remote Hands services to help you install and make changes to your equipment without the need to visit the teleport.
The Burum Teleport is a shared facility with Inmarsat, whereby Castor and Inmarsat share the power and security infrastructure (read more). Due to our geographical position, we are in the best position to provide services on satellites serving Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, North and Latin America.
Connection to Amsterdam Internet Exchange
Our Teleports are connected by redundant, geographically separated fibre links to Amsterdam Global Switch Datacenter, which is our main PoP. In Amsterdam Global Switch, part of the Amsterdam Internet Exchange, we have peering arrangements in place to guarantee the best Internet connectivity for our customers. In Internet traffic, the Amsterdam Internet Exchange is the second-largest internet exchange in the world.