Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

UAE's Al Yah 3 satellite launch in 2016  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 03/07/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The third satellite places yahsat as the worlds eighth largest operator in terms of revenue and as a leader in innovative satellite solutions

the uae’s investment in space exploration aerospace and the satellite industry is encouraging a new generation of uae national science and technology leaders across multiple disciplines. — supplied photoYahsat the uae-based satellite operator a wholly owned company of the mubadala development company has announced plans to launch its third satellite in 2016 extending their commercial ka-band coverage to an additional 17 countries and 600 million users.The third satellite places yahsat as the world’s eighth largest operator in terms of revenue and as a leader in innovative satellite solutions.Homaid al shemmari ceo of aerospace and engineering services at mubadala said: “yahsat is one of the uae’s great success stories. with the launch of al yah 3 we are well positioned to reach our goal of becoming a global leader in the provision of advanced satellite services. the launch of the company’s third satellite within less than a decade of operation is a clear signal of the uae aerospace industry’s intentions for the future.”The uae’s investment in space exploration aerospace and the satellite industry is encouraging a new generation of uae national science and technology leaders across multiple disciplines. a young company with a work force of over 57 per cent uae nationals already al yah 3 will create new career opportunities for uae nationals through a new program developed for the al yah 3 project which will allow a select group of students to follow the end-to-end satellite manufacturing process.Jassem bu ataba al zaabi chairman of yahsat’s board of directors said: “the uae is rapidly developing as a key player in the global satellite industry becoming the region’s hub for satellite innovation. with the support of our leadership customers partners and suppliers yahsat is the leading regional operator for the deployment of government satellite communication programs as well as pioneering innovative commercial platforms. the next goal is to make our value proposition a global one.” masood m. sharif mahmood yahsat’s chief executive officer said: “al yah 3 marks another milestone for yahsat expanding our footprint to new markets and reinforcing our vision to be the global partner of choice for reliable innovative and affordable satellite solutions. the success of both y1a and y1b in providing government ngo consumer and corporate services has given us the drive to explore new growth avenues.”Al yah 3 will utilise the most advanced technology available in the market will extend the company’s commercial ka-band coverage across the african continent and will for the first time cover south america. the service will provide wide reaching reliable and cost effective satellite broadband and internet connectivity to unserved and underserved communities consumers enterprises and telecom operators.Yahsat will soon be announcing its partners for the manufacture and launch of al yah 3 and will continue to explore options for the provision of its ground and network system. the company will also continue discussions to finalise its strategic distribution partnerships across africa and brazil. given the unique qualities of each market the go to market model will be tailored to ensure customer experience and value are optimised.— businesskhaleejtimes.com

 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 17 2014 - Kuwait Stock Exchange Closes on Green NoteQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Main indices of the Kuwait Stock Exchange ended trading Wednesday in the green zone with the weighted, the price, and the KSX 15 indices up by 1.39, 14.07, and 5.63 points ...

 Sep 17 2014 - HE Assistant FM Receives Copy of Vietnamese Ambassador's CredentialsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HE Assistant Foreign Minister for Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi on Wednesday received a copy of the credentials of Nguyen Hoang as ambassador of the Socialist ...

 Sep 17 2014 - HE Prime Minister Meets Chubu Electric Power ChairmanQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HE Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani on Wednesday met with Toshio Mita, chairman of Chubu Electric Power company on the occasion of ...

 Sep 17 2014 - Italian President Receives Message from Kuwait's EmirQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Italian President Giorgio Napolitano received a message from Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah pertaining to bilateral relations between the two ...

 Sep 17 2014 - US Vice President Ukrainian Prime Minister Discuss Minsk AgreementQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Moscow September 17 (QNA) - Russia and eastern Ukrainian independence fighters should fully observe provisions of the Minsk ceasefire agreement US Vice President Joe ...

 Sep 17 2014 - HE Minister of Culture Arts and Heritage Meets US AmbassadorQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Doha September 15 (QNA) - HE the Minister of Culture Arts and Heritage Dr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari met here Monday with HE US Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith. ...

 Sep 17 2014 - 52 Taliban Militants Killed During CounterTerrorism OperationsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Kabul September 15 (QNA) - At least 52 Taliban militants were killed following joint clearing operations by Afghan national security forces in various provinces of the ...

 Sep 17 2014 - One Policeman Killed Two Injured in Pakistan's militant attackQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Islamabad September 15 (QNA) - A policeman was killed and two others sustained injuries when unknown militants launched an attack on Tal Police Station on Monday morning. ...

 Sep 17 2014 - US Drone Strike Kills Seven on PakAfghan BorderQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Islamabad September 14 (QNA) - Seven suspected militants including two key commanders of Badr Mansoor group have been killed in a US drone strike according to Pakistan ...

 Sep 17 2014 - ISIS United Iraq Country's Deputy Prime Minister SaysQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Baghdad September 14 (QNA) - Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Sunday that ISIS organization has united the country rather than divide it. He said that ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help