Telemedia, broadcasting and teleport service provider in South Africa has partnered with ABS, a global satellite operator, to provide teleport services for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
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Yahsat has established a Programme Management Office (PMO) for Thuraya 4-NGS, its new L-band satellite being built by Airbus. Thuraya 4-NGS, announced in August this year, is part of a US$ 500 million programme that will transform Thuraya’s space and ground systems and enable its next generation products and solutions portfolio.
Head of the Egyptian Space Agency, Mohammed El-Qousi said that Egypt is set to launch a satellite in December 2021, in addition to other projects to establish space science in the country.
SES delivered a solid performance in quarterly and year-to-date earnings, despite the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
SES Networks and Tototheo Maritime, a leading Cyprus-based maritime communications company signed a five-year agreement that will have SES Networks’ Skala Global Platform deliver seamless, reliable data connectivity services to the maritime communications company.
OSN announced today the launch of its new low cost consumer package, Yalla OSN, exclusive to customers in Egypt for only EGY 697 for a Free-To-Air Satellite receiver plus three month subscription.
IEC Telecom and Thuraya introduced Orion Edge V (“V” for virtual), a state-of-the-art satcom system which offers an affordable VSAT-like experience over compact hardware. Digitalisation, previously reserved for large vessels, is now available for smaller crafts.
Omani government-owned Space Communication Technologies Company (SCT) has signed a deal with Oman Broadband (OB) for the Universal Service Obligation project as part of the national initiative by Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) to provide communications and internet services to around 598 remote villages and residential areas.
Intelsat today completed its acquisition of the Commercial Aviation business of Gogo, creating the world’s leading provider of inflight broadband connectivity to the commercial aviation industry.
SES announced that it has selected SpaceX as a launch partner to deliver the four newly-ordered O3b mPOWER spacecraft of its next-generation Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) communications system.