IEC Telecom opens new office in Lorient, France
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IEC Telecom opens new office in Lorient, France

18 May 2020

Further strengthening its commitment to the leisure and sailing sector, IEC Telecom has opened a brand new office in Lorient, France. “We have well-established and strong ties to the French sailing sector. Being in Brittany allows us to be even more close to our customers and we’re thrilled to operate in Brittany’s thriving boating ecosystem. This enables us to completely focus on providing innovative telecommunication solutions tailored to their unique needs,” says Gwenael Loheac, Managing Director, IEC Telecom.

The opening of the office in Lorient establishes a solid presence in the heart of France’s sailing headquarters. The boating sector in Brittany employs 1,536 people and competition sailing in France generates a turnover of €56 million across 162 companies. This unique ecosystem thrives on industrial and service companies, racing teams, research laboratories, training courses, and skippers to generate revenues of €205 million. With a dedicated long dock for ocean-going competitive boats and being renowned as the region where racing boats are born, Lorient serves as the perfect location for IEC Telecom’s strategic interests in the leisure sailing sector.

IEC Telecom is dedicated to delivering cutting edge satellite communications solutions onboard leisure boats. For enquiries, please contact our local representative, Yannick Crichan, Maritime Account Manager, at


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