Eutelsat acquires Middle East leading Satcom services provider, NOORSAT

Eutelsat Communications has acquired NOORSAT, one of the leading satellite service providers in the Middle East, from Bahrain’s Orbit Holding Group. Established in 2004, NOORSAT is the premier distributor of Eutelsat capacity in the Middle East, serving blue-chip customers and providing services for over 300 TV channels almost exclusively from Eutelsat’s market-leading Middle East and… Read More »

SpeedCast Awarded Managed Services Contract for Major Oil and Gas Operator in Equatorial Guinea

Speedcast has been selected to provide Ka-band managed communications services to a production asset owned and operated by a major U.S.-based operator in Equatorial Guinea on Bioko Island, off the coast of West Africa. Speedcast will leverage satellite Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) connectivity to deliver communications between the production asset and the customer’s corporate… Read More »

ILS Proton Successfully Launches the AsiaSat 9 Satellite for AsiaSat

International Launch Services (ILS), a leader in providing launch services to the global commercial satellite industry, successfully carried the AsiaSat 9 satellite into orbit today on an ILS Proton for Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) of Hong Kong. This was the 3rd commercial mission of the year for ILS and the 96th ILS Proton… Read More »

Arabsat & BBC Arabic announce the renewal of their agreement

BBC Arabic television, the BBC’s news and information channel in the Arabic language & Arabsat -the leading satellite operator in the Middle East & North Africa announce the long term renewal of their agreement on Arabsat BADR-4  at 26°E which covers the entire MENA region and most of Western Europe. The service will continue to be offered… Read More »

Broadband in the sky will be a $130 billion market by 2035

  London School of Economics predicts airlines will generate an additional $30 billion in incremental revenue Airlines to benefit from significant revenue growth in broadband enabled e-commerce, advertising and premium content Inflight broadband has the potential to create a $130 billion global market within the next 20 years, resulting in $30 billion of additional revenue… Read More »

With an Eye to the Future—A NOORSAT Perspective

Since the firm’s establishment in 2004 as the first privately owned satellite service provider in the Arab World, NOORSAT has constantly strived to ensure that the firm offers their customers cutting edge, cost-effective services. NOORSAT’s core business has always been broadcast; however, the company also offers a wide range of raw capacities for non-Direct-To-Home TV… Read More »

VIVACOM picks EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite for broadcast clients in Africa

VIVACOM, the leading provider of telecom services in Bulgaria, announced at IBC in Amsterdam the signature of a multi-year contract with Eutelsat for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in order to expand its video business in Africa. VIVACOM’s ambition is to provide contribution services for international channels seeking carriage by major… Read More »

D-Day: Ariane 5 September 29 Liftoff

Will Carry Intelsat 37e And BSAT-4a Into Orbit Arianespace’s ninth launch of 2017 is now scheduled for September 29 on a dual-payload Ariane 5 mission to geostationary transfer orbit with Intelsat 37e (for the global operator Intelsat) and BSAT-4a (for Space Systems Loral in the framework of a turnkey contract for the Japanese operator B-SAT).… Read More »