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Yahsat wins UAE contract

May 1, 2022

By Chris Forrester

Abu Dhabi-based Al Yah Satellite Communications (Yahsat) has announced that its dedicated government arm, Yahsat Government Solutions (YGS), has been successfully awarded a contract by the UAE Government, to provide satcom capabilities for its platforms.

Ali Al Hashemi, Group CEO/Yahsat, said: “This contract award serves as a testament to Yahsat’s position as the preferred partner of the UAE Government. Yahsat is well-poised to anticipate the ever-changing communications needs of governments, enterprises and consumers. We are pleased to continue serving our strategic partners – including the UAE Government – and look forward to delivering on our ongoing commitment to provide tailored, secure and integrated satcom solutions.”

Yahsat has a long-standing relationship with the UAE Government dating back over a decade. The Group has a track-record of providing expert advisory, satellite communications solutions and services to fulfill the Government’s needs. YGS is committed to serving the UAE and national governments with highly secure, diverse and integrated fixed and mobile satcom solutions.

Yahsat’s fleet of 5 satellites reach more than 80 percent of the world’s population, enabling critical communications including broadband, broadcasting, backhauling and mobility solutions. Yahsat provides C, Ku, Ka and L-band satellite communications solutions for land, maritime and aero platforms to consumers, governments and enterprises. Its businesses consist of Yahsat Government Solutions, Thuraya, YahClick (powered by Hughes) and YahLink. Yahsat also participates in Hughes do Brasil, an equity partnership with Hughes, and Yahlive, an equity partnership with SES.

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