Advanced Television

Karim Michel Sabbagh

Yahsat and Bayanat to merge

Abu Dhabi’s Yahsat (Al Yah Satellite) is planning to merge with Bayanat, which specialises with geospatial imagery and analytics. The combined company will trade as Space42. The news has more than a few surprises. First is that Yahsat will be the junior partner in the deal. The second is that the combined business has hired […]

December 21, 2023By Chris Forrester

Wyler registers for 116,640 new satellites

Greg Wyler, a serial satellite entrepreneur, is using France to register with the International Telecommunications Union for 116,640 C-band satellites. His immediate previous project was backing 327,000 satellites using Rwanda as the registration authority. That Rwandan project has evidently died. At one stage, Wyler was involved with O3b (which is now owned by SES) and […]

June 28, 2023By Chris Forrester

Sabbagh joins E-Space leadership team

Low Earth orbit (LEO) network company E-Space has appointed Karim Michel Sabbagh to managing director, Europe and Middle East, reporting to E-Space Founder and CEO Greg Wyler. Sabbagh will oversee all European and Middle East business strategy and operations, as well as provide support to the regional corporate development, technical and manufacturing team activities. He […]

October 11, 2022By Colin Mann