PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and Beijing UniStrong Science and Technology Corporation Limited (UniStrong), a world leading spatial-temporal product and service provider, will collaborate in the rapidly growing field of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technologies, unlocking exciting new concepts and services especially suited to the telecommunications and aviation industries.
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Thuraya has responded to strong demand from the maritime sector and distributors by launching the MarineStar, its best in class, affordable maritime voice solution with advanced two-way tracking and monitoring capabilities.
Rakuten and Vodfone have become the lead investors in a venture to extend mobile coverage to more people and devices across the planet, using the first mobile broadband network that will be broadcast from space.
Nokia and Etisalat have set a capacity record during the world’s first field trial of single-carrier terabit-per-second data transmission on a deployed fiber network.
The Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) has announced four new Emirati executive appointments across government, commercial, operational and technical business units.
UAE telecom operators Etisalat and du changed their service provider name to 1stUAEAstro in celebration of the journey of first Emirati astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori to space.
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) has announced the appointment of Khaled Al Qubaisi, CEO of Aerospace, Renewables & ICT at Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) as its new Chairman, and the appointment of Amal Al Ameri, Senior Vice President of Platform Finance in the Aerospace, Renewables & ICT Unit in Mubadala as a board member.
Es’hailSat is exhibiting at the annual IBC exhibition in Amsterdam, the leading platform for the broadcast, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Es’hailSat will be showcasing Es’hail-1, Es’hail-2 and a wide range of services to be delivered through the new state of the art teleport in Doha. Es’hail-1 and Es’hail-2 are currently transmitting high quality, premium DTH television content from the 25.5°/26° E hotspot.
Thuraya, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) in partnership with SCOTTY, a developer of beyond line-of-sight (BLOS) satellite communication solutions based in Austria, has successfully conducted a live demonstration of its Aero Mobility capabilities platform – Thuraya Aero, replicating a real-time ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance) mission over satellite communications to key government customers.
Yahsat, the UAE’s leading global satellite operator and Thuraya, its mobile satellite services subsidiary will showcase their latest military and government communication capabilities at DSEI, a premier defence exhibition in London, from September 10 to 13.