SWGL Fanshop Edition One
Home / Region / Middle East (page 11)

Middle East

Yahsat Collaborates With UAE Ministry of Education To Support Remote Learning Initiatives

The UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) announced on 29 April 2020 that it is collaborating with Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) to extend the reach of its Remote Schooling initiative for students seeking to access e-learning platforms during the current COVID-19 situation. As part of the collaboration, Yahsat will …

Read More »

Iran Unveils Military Space Command, New Details on Satellite Launch

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has unveiled the existence of its own Space Command following the successful launch of the Noor-1 Earth observation satellite on 22 April 2020 (reported by SpaceWatch.Global here). After the launch of Noor-1 IRGC commanders appeared in Iranian media extolling their achievements and speaking about …

Read More »

Iran’s Military Satellite Launch Full Of Surprises

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced that it had launched a military satellite on the morning (Iranian time) of 22 April 2020 on board a previously unknown satellite launch vehicle the IRGC calls Qassed. The military satellite, called Noor (also spelled ‘Nur’ and ‘Nour’ – Farsi for ‘Light’), could …

Read More »

SatADSL And YahClick Unite Efforts To Steer Sub-Saharan Africa Across The Digital Divide

SatADSL – the Brussels-based provider of satellite services – has partnered with YahClick to enhance its connectivity offering across Sub-Saharan Africa. The partnership appoints SatADSL as a new Virtual Network Operator (VNO) partner to YahClick, the UAE-based broadband satellite services provider owned by Yahsat and its partner Hughes Network Systems. The agreement will enable SatADSL to combine the …

Read More »

UAE’s Yahsat Government Solutions Looks To Expand Into Military Market

Yahsat Government Solutions (YGS), one of the leading providers of secure satellite communications for militaries and governments in the Middle East, is looking to use its L-band satellite communications service to expand its offering to government and military clients. In an interview with UAE-based satellite communications trade publication SatelliteProME, Eisa …

Read More »

The MBRSC Shortlists 10 Candidates For UAE Analog Mission

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the shortlist of 10 Emiratis out of over 100 applicants for the UAE Analog Mission#1, as part of the Scientific International Research in Unique Terrestrial Station (SIRIUS 20/21), an eight-month analog mission conducted at the NEK ground-based analogue facility in Moscow, …

Read More »

UAE Space Agency Commences Virtual Activities Of Global Space Industry Accelerator Programme

The UAE Space Agency, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi-based global innovation hub Krypto Labs, announced on 9 April 2020 that it would be kicking off its virtual programmes as part of the Global Space Industry Accelerator (GSIA) initiative. This shows that despite social distancing guidelines in the current COVID-19 …

Read More »

Thuraya MarineStar Becomes A Major Success Story

Thuraya, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the UAE-based global satellite company, Yahsat, announced on 9 April 2020 that Thuraya MarineStar, its best in class, affordable maritime voice solution with advanced two-way tracking and monitoring capabilities is a bestseller, especially in the Asian maritime markets. This versatile solution was sold …

Read More »