Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) is a leading fixed and mobile satellite services operator offering integrated satellite communications solutions to over 150 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America, Asia and Australasia.
Yahsat’s fleet of five satellites reaches more than 80% of the world’s population, enabling critical communications including broadband, video broadcasting, backhauling and mobile voice and data solutions. Yahsat provides a wide range of C, Ku, Ka, and L-band solutions for land, maritime and aero platforms to consumers, governments and enterprises. Our businesses consist of Yahsat Government Solutions, Thuraya, YahClick (powered by Hughes), YahLink and Yahlive.
In 2020, Yahsat commenced construction of T4-NGS, the next generation telecommunications system for Thuraya, which is due to be in service by 2024.
Yahsat is based in Abu Dhabi, UAE and is wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company.
To be the global partner of choice for reliable, innovative and affordable satellite solutions
To deliver exceptional value to our customers, shareholder and partners by focusing on the following:
Being an industry center of excellence for our customers and partners by offering innovative, reliable and affordable satellite solutions
Empowering our employees to succeed and become proud role models in their communities
Anticipating and fulfilling the satellite communications needs of government, corporate and individual customers across regions
Yahsat provides multipurpose satellite solutions (government and commercial) for broadband, broadcast, defense, and communications use across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America, Asia and Australasia. Based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and wholly owned by the Mubadala Investment Company, Yahsat is the first company in the Middle East and Africa to offer multi-purpose satellite services.
Yahsat Government Solutions (YGS) – Managed end-to-end secure communication solutions and government capacity
Thuraya – Mobile Satellite Services operator for L-band based voice and data solutions
YahClick – High-speed satellite broadband for consumer, enterprise and government users
YahLink – IP trunking solutions, corporate networking and backhauling capacity
Yahlive – Premium services for broadcasters and a select choice of TV channels
We have embarked on a US$ 500 million transformational programme to boost Thuraya’s next generation capabilities. Airbus has been selected to build Thuraya 4-NGS, the next generation mobile telecommunications system that will drive the continued advancement of Thuraya’s L-band business.
Mubadala is a pioneering global investor, deploying capital with integrity and ingenuity to accelerate economic growth for the long-term benefit of Abu Dhabi. As Abu Dhabi’s leading strategic investment company, Mubadala is active in 13 sectors and more than 30 countries around the world, creating lasting value for our shareholder, the Government of Abu DhabiLearn more about Mubadala