Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, the UAE's flagship satellite solutions provider, has announced its financial results for the 12 months period ended 31st December 2021. It reported revenues of AED452.7 million ($123.3 million), exceeding the prior year by 7.9%, leading to full-year revenue of just under AED1.50 billion ($408 million), marginally up year-on-year.

Read more: Yahsat posts revenues worth AED452.7 million in 2021

Yahsat, UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider has announced that its dedicated government arm, Yahsat Government Solutions (“YGS”), has been awarded a AED 909.5 million (USD 247.5 million) mandate to provide enhanced managed services to the UAE government for its satellite communications capabilities. The agreement augments the previous operations and maintenance services provided, to include technology management support, from January 2022 until the end of 2026. 

Read more: Yahsat bags $248 mln UAE government contract

Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, and Thales Alenia Space have signed an agreement to build two software-defined satellites designed to advance Intelsat’s global fabric of software-defined GEO connectivity as part of its 5G software-defined network.

Read more: Intelsat now has four software-defined satellites in production

SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions and smart network company Marlink, have signed a multi-year, multi-million-euro deal, which will enable Marlink’s customers to access SES’s next-generation medium earth orbit constellation (MEO) – O3b mPOWER, the two long-term partners have announced.

Read more: SES signs multi-year, multi-million-euro deal with smart network company

OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, confirmed its successful deployment of 36 satellites by Arianespace from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. This latest launch, the Company’s twelfth overall and ninth since December 2020, brings OneWeb’s total in-orbit constellation to 394 satellites. This represents over 60 percent of OneWeb’s planned 648 LEO satellite fleet that will deliver high-speed, low-latency global connectivity.

Read more: OneWeb successfully lifts 36 satellites, counting a total of 394 to date

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