Sparkle announces that its advanced connectivity solutions on SEA-ME-WE 5 are available between Palermo, Marseille, Djibouti and Singapore, and that Palermo Sicily Hub is one of the three innovative options of direct landing into open telehouses, together with Marseille and Singapore.

Read more: Sparkle supports SEA-ME-WE 5 recent launch with a full set of innovative connectivity and...

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, has donated new supplies of emergency telecommunication equipment to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) under the decade old Emergency Telecommunications support arrangement. This donation will strengthen the ITU’s capacity in natural disaster preparedness, search and rescue, and response through the use of state-of-the-art mobile satellite communication equipment.

Read more: Thuraya boosts ITU disaster preparedness and response efforts

The UAE-based satellite operator, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), announced implementation of the latest version of the Hughes JUPITER System, developed by Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the world’s leading provider of broadband satellite solutions and services. The system equipped with the new DVB-S2X air interface standard, will refresh and expand the services delivered over Yahsat’s Y1B Ka-band satellite.

Read more: YAHSAT ENHANCES SERVICES ON Y1B SATELLITE WITH HUGHES JUPITER SYSTEM

DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, announces its participation as the Cyber Security Innovation Partner of GITEX Technology Week 2016. The technology exhibition and conference, which is the largest annual ICT gathering in the Middle East, is taking place from 16 - 20 October, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

Read more: DarkMatter set to make cyber resiliency rallying call at GITEX Technology Week 2016

Yahlive, the Abu Dhabi-based satellite joint venture between the world leading satellite operator SES and UAE satellite company Yahsat, announced on August 16 that it has signed a contract renewal with the BBC World Service. As part of the ongoing agreement, the BBC will continue the broadcast of its Persian and Arabic television channels as well as the radio programming from its Arabic and Afghan services to audiences across Yahlive's wide and culturally diverse footprint.

Read more: Yahlive renews BBC partnership to extend reach of its Arabic, Persian and Afghan services

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