Yahsat - Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat)

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Multipurpose satellite connectivity solutions for broadband, broadcast, government and commercial communications

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Building global partnerships

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Ambitious targets, a growing reach

Connecting you to over 140 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Brazil, Central and South West Asia

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About Yahsat

Since the launch of our first satellite in April 2011, Yahsat has acquired Thuraya and joined ventures with Hughes, building a global reputation as a leading partner for reliable, innovative and affordable satellite connectivity solutions. With five satellites in operation and a reach spreading across 160+ countries, we work with governments and commercial sectors to deliver a more connected world.

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The Yahsat portfolio

Discover how Yahsat’s four businesses are using innovation and technological excellence to drive communications in governments and commercial sectors around the world.


Integrated Satellite Communications Services

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Uninterrupted mobile satellite communications


Satellite broadband internet in 30 countries

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Managed solution for high capacity IP needs

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Superior service for broadcasters and viewers

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Yahsat Names Andrew Cole as New Chief Financial Officer

Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the leading UAE-based global satellite operator, a...

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ADEK Collaborates with Yahsat to Provide Connectivity to Distance Learning Students in Al ...

In a bid to ensure continuity of learning for students, the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and K...

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Ministry of Education Collaborates with Yahsat to Offer Free Satellite Broadband Services ...

The UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced that it is collaborating with Al Yah Satellite Com...

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Emirati awards

Yahsat Wins Best Company Award From Tawteen

Two Yahsat employees garner Best New Emirati Employee and Best Emirati in a Supervisor Role awards

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Thuraya Successfully Conducts Aero Mobility Demonstration To Key Government Customers

Live airborne streaming on Thuraya Aero highlights the solution’s critical effectiveness during ISR ...

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Khalifa University’s MYSAT-2 Cubesat Completes Critical Design Review Milestone

The CubeSat programme forms part of Khalifa University’s Space Systems and Technology Master’s conce...

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Yahsat executives

Yahsat Boosts Leadership With 4 Emirati Executive Appointments

Executive appointments reinforce commitment to develop Emirati talent to lead national space and ICT...

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Thuraya & Airbus Demonstrate Aero Mobility Capabilities At Dubai Air Show 2019

Thuraya, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the UAE-based Al Yah Satellite Communications C...

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Yahsat and Hughes Form Satellite Services Joint Venture in Brazil

More than 65 Gbps of combined Ka-band satellite capacity to address Brazilian market demand for cons...

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Yahsat And Hughes To Form Joint Venture To Deliver Satellite Broadband Services

Hughes and Yahsat to provide commercial Ka-band satellite broadband service across Africa, Middle Ea...

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Yahsat Completes Thuraya Acquisition And Appoints New Ceo

Yahsat takes control of Thuraya and appoints new CEO, Ali Al Hashemi, replacing Ahmed Al Shamsi, who...

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Yahsat’s Space Lab Announces Successful Completion of MYSAT-1 Engineering Model

Satellite Developed at the Yahsat Space Lab in Khalifa University to be Launched in Q4 2018

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Yahsat Announces Successful Al Yah 3 Mission Completion

The satellite is set to extend Yahsat’s services to 19 new markets across Africa and marks Yahsat’s ...

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Space Systems and Technology Program

Advance your career in space technology with the region's first Master's in Space Systems & Technology. Developed in partnership with Khalifa Univeristy and Orbital ATK, the program is endorsed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the world’s top universities, and is open to both male and female students.

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