Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), has partnered with ITC Global to set up Thuraya VSAT+, the ground-breaking maritime satellite service.

Read more: Thuraya partners with ITC Global to establish new market-leading maritime VSAT service

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), announced that the world’s first satellite smartphone, the Thuraya X5-Touch would be available for commercial distribution in less than a month. 

Read more: World’s first satellite smartphone to be launched in stores soon

Yahsat, the UAE’s leading global satellite operator, together with Thuraya, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of Yahsat, will showcase the latest government and military satellite communication technologies at this year’s International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX).

Read more: Yahsat and Thuraya to unveil latest military satellite technologies at IDEX 2019

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

Eutelsat Communications has ordered two new satellites from Airbus Defence and Space to replace the three existing HOTBIRD satellites at its 13° East flagship neighborhood. These all-electric high-power satellites are set to enter into service in 2022, serving Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

Read more: Eutelsat replaces three HOTBIRD satellites to enhance broadcasting quality

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

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