Tag Archives: Es’hailSat

Es’hailSat to venture into OTT media services market

Qatar Satellite (Es’hailSat), which provides services to more than 180 television channels in the Mena region, including Al Jazeera and BeIn Sports, is considering several options for further expansion, including the risk of embarking on the Top (OTT) media services market, recently said a manager of Es’hailSat. The Es’hailSat, Es’hail-1 and Es’hail-2 satellites are currently [...]

E’shailSat to broadcast in 4K in MENA

EshailSat, the satellite company of Qatar, is all in to boost its content portfolio in Ultra High Definition (UDH) for its broadcasting client. Showcasing Live transmission of UHD channel with the EshailSat satellite, the company uses technologies like HEVC encoding and DVB-S2X modulation. It also provides 4K UHD services for news and sports channels that [...]

Es’hailSat brings on Al Rafidain TV channel in MENA  

  EshailSat, the Qatari-based satellite company has made the Iraqi satellite TV channel, Al Rafidain TV channel, available in the Middle East North African territory. It will be accessible on Eshail-1 satellite located at the 25.5 degrees East hotspot. The channels audience will be served with Iraqi political, economic, cultural and social identity, with the [...]

Es’hailSat to launch television and communications satellite Sohail 2 in Qatar  

  Qatar is getting ready for the launching of a second television and communications satellite in the coming year, and would be named Sohail 2. The Qatari satellite company – Es’hailSat – said that the new satellite will bring support to Sohail 1 and cover the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) territory. To recall, [...]

Es’hailSat selects SpaceX for 2016 launch

Qatari satellite company, EshailSat, has selected California-based space transport services company, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), to launch the companys second satellite, Eshail 2, in the fourth quarter of 2016. Eshail 2 will be positioned at the 26° East to provide TV distribution and government services to strategic stakeholders and commercial customers who value broadcasting and [...]

Al Jazeera switches its satellite broadcasting to Es’hailsat

Al Jazeera Media Network has announced to permanently terminate broadcasting via satellites Arabsat satellites, Badr-4 and Badr-5, starting January 1, 2015. New channel bundles will be broadcast through satellite Es’hailSat 1. “Al Jazeera has carefully investigated and considered the intentional jamming of its signal in recent years. The jamming is part of an orchestrated and [...]

Kratos to upgrade Es’hailSat’s CMC

Qatar satellite company, EshailSat, has awarded a contract to satellite control systems provider, Kratos Integral Systems Europe (Kratos ISE), to extend its existing Capacity Management Centre (CMC) to accommodate the Es’hail-2 satellite, scheduled to launch in late 2016. Kratos ISE will expand the system with a monitoring site at the new Es’hailSat teleport, provide the [...]

SES, Es’hailsat ink consultancy agreement

SES TechCom, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, has inked a consultancy service agreement with Qatari satellite firm, Es’hailSat providing Es’hailSat full access to the technical experience and engineering know-how of SES wherein SES TechCom will support the latter in the development of its new teleport facility. The teleport, which will be built in north of [...]

Arqiva inks Al Jazeera distribution deal with Es’hailSat

British infrastructure and media services company, Arqiva, has announced its support for Qatari satellite company, EshailSat, to distribute Al Jazeera Media Network channels to the Middle East. Arqiva will transmit via two of the EshailSat transponders available to the Qatari broadcaster. The first EshailSat transponder for Al Jazeera was launched in December 2013, with the [...]

Es’hailSat to launch second satellite by 2016

Qatar Satellite Company, Es’hailSat, has announced plans to launch a second Qatari satellite, Es’hail2, by the fourth quarter of 2016. Ali Al-Kuwari, Chief Executive Officer in Es’hailSat, said that Es’hail2 will have more capacity to accommodate channels, security and quality. It will also accommodates Gulf and Arabic channels that have already submitted their applications for [...]