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Qatar’s Es’hailSat Teams With BridgeSat To Provide Laser Satellite Communications

Es’hailSat, Qatar Satellite Company and BridgeSat have announced a strategic relationship that will provide businesses and governments across the Middle East with affordable access to laser-based satellite broadband services. This is the latest milestone toward BridgeSat’s goal of providing organizations worldwide with a faster, less expensive and most secure alternative to …

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UAE’s Yahsat And Thuraya Unveil MILSATCOM Solutions At Abu Dhabi’s IDEX 2019

Yahsat, the UAE’s leading global satellite operator, together with Thuraya, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of Yahsat, are displaying the latest government and military satellite communication technologies at this year’s International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17-21 February 2019. During the five-day exhibition, Yahsat Government …

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France And The UAE Discuss Hyperspectral, Space Exploration Cooperation Plans

The head of the French national space agency, the Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES), Jean-Yves Le Gall, took part in the World Government Summit in Dubai, UAE, on 11 February 2019 where he met Dr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Director General of the United Arab Emirates Space Agency (UAESA), and Yousuf …

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Australia And UAE Space Agencies Sign Partnership MoU In Adelaide

The Australian Space Agency (ASA) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates Space Agency, facilitating closer international partnerships in the space industry sectors. Deputy Head of the Australian Space Agency, Mr. Anthony Murfett said the MoU signing was another milestone for the Agency, demonstrating …

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Israel’s Gilat To Provide Satellite Broadband Solution For India’s GSAT-11

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, has announced that it was awarded a multi-year contract to provide equipment and services for broadband connectivity over ISRO’s GSAT-11 across India. Larsen & Toubro (L&T), an Indian multinational company engaged in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing …

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Israel’s Gilat Posts Strong Q4 2018 Financial Results; Reports Strong Profits and Growth

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, today reported its results for the fourth quarter and full year ended 31 December 2018. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Key Financial Highlights: Quarterly revenues were $69.7 million, compared with $82.7 million in Q4 2017. …

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Israel’s Gilat Demonstrates Maritime Connectivity On Telesat’s Phase One LEO Satellite

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced on 6 February 2019 the completion of a successful test with a tier-1 maritime service provider for maritime communication over Telesat’s low earth orbit Phase 1 LEO satellite. This industry-first milestone exemplified exceptionally low latency …

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5G And Satellites: Israel’s Gilat Announces 5G-Ready Satellite Backhaul Solution

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, has announced the launch of a new powerful backhaul solution designed to deliver the high-performance required for next-generation services. The global trend of demand for higher throughputs and greater efficiencies will be further accelerated with 5G, …

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Arianespace Successfully Lofts Communications Satellites For India, Saudi Arabia

Arianespace has successfully orbited two telecommunications satellites: the Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 condosat for operators King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and Hellas Sat; and GSAT-31 for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Arianespace’s first launch of the year took place on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 …

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