SES will be present at CABSAT 2019, which will be held on 12-14 March at Dubai World Trade Center, to discuss important developments in the satellites industry and highlight important topics and trends that will certainly draw attendees’ attention. The highlight of SES participation will be its newest satellite, SES-12, which is now ready to serve video, fixed data, mobility and government customers across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
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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.
SES announced that its newest satellite, SES-12, is now ready to serve its video, fixed data, mobility and government customers across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, announced the safe arrival of Es’hail-2 satellite at the SpaceX launch facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA in preparation for the launch on 15 November 2018.
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.
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.
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).
Thuraya Telecommunications Company will be taking part in OilComm 2018, the event where energy and maritime professionals come to learn about cutting-edge communications and network solutions and interact with experts in the field.
TV operator OSN (Panther Media Group) has announced the appointment of a new CEO following the departure of Martin Stewart after just two years. The Dubai-based firm has confirmed that Patrick Tillieux will become the new CEO.
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.