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EUTELSAT 7/8° West’s Video Neighbourhood Sees Further Growth in Middle East and North Africa

Eutelsat Communications has presented the results of its industry-benchmark survey on TV trends across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) at the ASBU BroadcastPro Television Summit in Dubai. Satellite: the preferred digital video infrastructure across Middle East and North Africa Satellite TV reception in the MENA region has continued …

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#SpaceWatchME Forecast: The Conferences SATEXPO & GVF Satellite Hub Summit 2018

The long-standing collaboration of the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) and Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) continues for 2018 with a further enhanced partnership to bring a programme of strategic debate on key issues for the current satellite industry technology and service marketplace to CABSAT in Dubai. Here, Martin Jarrold, Chief …

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Qatar’s Es’hailSat To Deliver Inmarsat L-band Services

Es’hailSat has announced a new partnership with Inmarsat, which will see the Qatar-based communications satellite operator complement its existing portfolio of fixed Ku- and Ka-band services with Inmarsat’s award winning L-band service. The landmark partnership is the first of its kind in Qatar, which consolidates all L-band service requirements for …

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UAE Companies Achieve Regional First With In-Flight Connectivity Test Of 50 Mbps

Yahsat, the UAE based satellite operator, has announced the successful trial of a 50Mbps in-flight connection that will change the way passengers experience air travel across the world. The result of a unique partnership between Yahsat, du, Etihad Airways Engineering, Hughes Network Systems and Carlisle Interconnect, the high-speed broadband offering …

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Angola’s AngoSat-1 To Be Launched By Russia in December 2017

Angola’s first communications satellite, AngoSat-1, will be launched into geostationary orbit on December 7, 2017, according a spokesman for the Russia Space Corporation Energia (RKK Energiya). The launcher to be used will be a Zenit carrier rocket built in Ukraine, and the launch itself shall be from the Baikonur Cosmodrome …

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Bahrain’s Noorsat To Be Acquired By Eutelsat For U.S.$75 Million

Eutelsat Communications has acquired Noorsat, one of the leading satellite service providers in the Middle East, from Bahrain’s Orbit Holding Group. Established in 2004, Noorsat is the premier distributor of Eutelsat capacity in the Middle East, serving blue-chip customers and providing services for over 300 TV channels almost exclusively from …

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