Tag Archives: Yahsat

Emirati Yahsat rolls out internet service in Cameroon

Satellite communications services provider Emirati Yahsat is providing internet services through its broadband offering YahClick in Cameroon. Yahsat recently declared that they want to improve the West African country’s broadband internet penetration rate and offer internet connectivity in places where mobile operators and access providers’ fibre optic infrastructure is unavailable or weak. In Cameroon, Yahsat will battle [...]

Yahsat rolls out satellite broadband service in Ghana

Yahsat, the UAE-based satellite operator, has introduced its broadband service YahClick in Ghana. Yahsat also presented its collaboration with regional ISPs Comsys and Teledata to deliver the services. Yahsat informed the service will help reduce the substantial economic losses in recent years due to frequent internet disruptions in Africa. In Ghana, each communication breakdown costs [...]

Yahsat Acquires majority stakes in Thuraya

UAE satellite operator Yahsat announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire substantial stakes in satellite operator Thuraya. As per reports received so far, no specific details of the agreement have been disclosed. Thuraya is renowned for being a successful mobile satellite operator serving over 140 countries. The company provides Wi-Fi hotspot and satellite [...]

Yahsat signs with BLUETOWN to reach remote African regions

Yahsat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Danish technology and Internet Service Provider company BLUETOWN. The partnership agreement aims to connect the unconnected by providing high performance Ka-band satellite Internet services combined with BLUETOWNs unique last mile solutions in unserved or underserved locations. Both companies will join forces to offer an innovative, [...]

Yahsat and Tele10 signed MoU for Rwanda, Burundi and East DRC

UAE-based satellite operator, Yahsat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with regional broadcast and internet service provider, Tele10 Group, to discuss on the collaboration on improving internet connectivity in Rwanda, Burundi and East Democratic Republic of the Congo.   The MoU comes ahead of Yahsat taking delivery of its third satellite, Al Yah 3. [...]

Yahsat to expand satellite broadband services

UAE satellite communications group, Yahsat, plans to launch its satellite broadband services across a series of new markets including the Middle East and Asia. Weve got some more markets opening up in the next month or so. We hope to make an announcement soon, said David Murphy, CCO at Yahsat. According to Yahsat, its YahClick [...]

Yahsat on track for Al Yah 3 deployment

UAE-based satellite communications company, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), announced the completion of the Preliminary Design Review for the Al Yah 3 spacecraft and payload. The all-Ka satellite, which is expected to be launched by end 2016, is based on Orbital’s GEOStar-3 platform and is designed, manufactured and tested at Orbital’s satellite manufacturing facility [...]

Yahsat seeks funds for third satellite

UAE-based satellite communications company, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), aims to raise around USD 500 million through a mixture of debt and equity to finance for its third satellite project in 2015 and is being aided by Abu Dhabi state investment fund, Mubadala Development Company. Fully-owned by Mubadala, Yahsat in June this year, had [...]

Yahsat to expand Ka-band coverage in Africa

UAE-based satellite communications company, Yahsat, has partnered with Orbital Science Corporation and Arianespace respectively to manufacture and launch the companys third satellite, Al Yah 3, by Q4 2016. The satellite will extend the companys commercial Ka-band coverage to an additional 17 countries and 600 million users across Africa and Brazil. Al Yah 3 will be [...]