Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the appointment of Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori as its new chairman. Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani will serve as his deputy.
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Leading Mobile Satellite Service operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company and its long-standing service partner, IEC Telecom, will join forces to showcase Thuraya's maritime product portfolio and provide a preview of the latest Thuraya maritime VSAT service at this year's international shipping exhibition, Posidonia 2018, in Greece.
Yahsat has overhauled the management structures of Thuraya Communications following its acquisition of the Abu Dhabi government-backed satellite agency. He has announced that Ali Al Hashemi will be the company's new CEO. However, it was also announced that he will continue in his role of General Manager at Yahsat Government Solutions.
Qatar's beIN Media said Sunday that "lengthy" talks with Emirates telecom company Du had broken down, potentially denying thousands of fans the chance to watch World Cup games live.
Omantel Wholesale, a world-leader in ultra-low latency networking, has selected NorthTelecom, a leading global satellite Service Provider, to grow its satellite footprint with additional transponders to enhance its Ku band satellite capacity. The agreement increases Omantel Wholesale’s satellite capabilities and gives its customers increased redundancy and resiliency across its global network. It enables Omantel Wholesale to add Ka band network capacity if required in the future.
Ex-directors from NASA, Isro and space agencies in Korea, Japan, China and Russia joined the UAE Space Agency to exchange knowledge and share their experiences.
Thuraya Telecommunications Company is an industry leading MSS operator and a global telecommunication provider offering innovative communications solutions to a variety of sectors including energy, broadcast media, maritime, military and humanitarian NGOs.
Yahsat, a leading satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in the mobile satellite services operator Thuraya, also based in the UAE, subject to final pre-closing conditions being met.
Leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company is showcasing its latest solutions and products at this year's Eurosatory exhibition in Paris. Visitors to Hall 5A– B790 can engage with senior officials from Thuraya, who will answer questions on Thuraya's defense portfolio that includes the recently launched Thuraya Aero and Thuraya tracking and monitoring service and terminal.
Thuraya's delegation met with international peers from commercial, government and military sectors at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado, USA. The delegation headed by Fahad Kahoor, Director of Market Development, alongside partners from SRT Wireless and Scotty, gave an overview on the development of the Aero services at Thuraya and the impact it will have on the company's growth and future strategies.