Satellite

Saudi Arabia launches first telecommunications satellite
The satellite will provide communications capabilities, Internet connectivity and TV across the MENA region.
First Emirati-built satellite to launch on October 29
KhalifaSat, the first satellite fully built in the UAE by a team of Emirati engineers, will head into orbit at the end of October.
Addressing connectivity at sea
VSAT technology enables high-capacity broadband for on-board connectivity and operations, says IEC Telecom Middle East managing director Nabil Ben Soussia.
Yahsat takes over Thuraya
Deal expands Yahsat's satellite fleet to five; new CEO also appointed.
First satellite fully built in United Arab Emirates to launch before end of 2018
KhalifaSat, the first satellite fully built in the UAE by a team of Emirati engineers, will be fired into orbit before the end of the year.
SES showcases satellite and 5G integration as part of SaT5G consortium live demo
Successful demonstration shows that satellite integration into 5G is key to accelerating deployment of next-generation networks and services across all geographies
SatADSL and Cobbett Hill Earth Station team up to deliver flexible maritime data services
Cloud-based Service Delivery Platform (C-SDP) provided by SatADSL will be used via Cobbett Hill Earth Station across the European Maritime sector – from yachts, cruise ships and commercial vessels to coast guard units and oil platforms
SES reaches 3.3 million TV homes in Tanzania
Conducted for the first time in Tanzania, the Satellite Monitor study shows strong TV growth potential as 52% homes are yet to switch on to TV
Sal Yah 3 mission completed
The satellite is set to extend Yahsat’s services to 19 new markets across Africa and marks Yahsat’s first entry into Brazil to provide satellite broadband solutions