Yahsat, a leading global satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company, and Hughes Network Systems (HUGHES), a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation announced an agreement to enter into a joint venture to provide commercial Ka-band satellite broadband services across Africa, the Middle East and southwest Asia.

Read more: Leaders in satellite broadband solutions announce joint venture

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.

Read more: Yahsat appoints new CEO for Thuraya

Irdeto announces that it has been selected by leading global satellite operator, Eutelsat as a security partner for its new Eutelsat CIRRUS hybrid platform. The new service provides a turnkey solution for Eutelsat customers, allowing them to offer Direct-to-Home (DTH) services combined with OTT services across multiple screens. Irdeto Cloaked CA will enable the secure delivery of DTH content on the platform.

Read more: Eutelsat selects security partner for its new hybrid platform

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.   

Read more: Omantel Wholesale selects NorthTelecom in bid to expand its global satellite footprint

Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Executive Council announced on his twitter account that KhalifaSat, the first Emirati satellite, will be launched on October 29 from Tanegashima Space Centre in Japan.

Read more: Expect the launch of the first Emirati-made satellite soon

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.

Read more: Thuraya Communications reaches new milestone with release of groundbreaking solutions

Yahsat, the UAE based satellite operator, announced today the launch of YahClick Wi-Fi Enterprise Solution in partnership with Italian Wi-Fi cloud management software provider Tanaza. The announcement coincides with the signing of an agreement between the two companies the terms of which allow Tanaza's cloud based Wi-Fi management platform to be used along with YahClick Wi-Fi Enterprise Solution across YahClick's footprint.

Read more: UAE satellite operator partners with Italian Wi-Fi software provider

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.

Read more: Thuraya’s defense portfolio at the heart of Eurosatory Defense Exhibition

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.

Read more: Thuraya showcases its portfolio of maritime solutions at international event

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