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.

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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

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, 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.

Read more: Yahsat to acquire stake in UAE-based satellite operator

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

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.

Read more: Thuraya showcases its flagship solution in Colorado

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

Dubai-based mobile satellite communications company Thuraya welcomed international and regional delegates from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the GCC and North America to its 16th annual partner conference in Dubai on April 10-11. The company launched its new X5-Touch satellite pone which runs on the Android Operating System and has a 5.2" full HD touchscreen.

Read more: Thuraya hypes new satellite phone at annual partner conference

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