GBI appoints two new VPs

The appointments are Whitney Myrus, VP – Sales, to be based in GBI’s commercial office in Dubai, and Joris te Lintelo, VP – Sales, to be based in the Netherlands


YahClick partners with VT iDirect for VNO services

YahClick’s VNO offering is based on the industry changing capability in the VT iDirect Evolution platform and allows service partners to purchase their own bulk capacity, which they can fully manage and configure themselves to offer differentiated services


Newtec announces Virtel as local distributor

The Dubai-based distributor has already carried out its first large stock order, delivering professional broadcast modulators and modems and VSAT equipment, which will be used for a range of applications and in bigger multiservice networks


UAESA discusses cooperation with South Korea

The negotiations are part of the Space Agency’s continued efforts to build bilateral relations with nations who have advanced space sectors, in order to support future projects and initiatives



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Defeating the jamming battle

Mohammed Saifi, Broadcast Engineering Manager, twofour54, outlines the varlous causes of interference and analyses the comparative effectiveness of measures to fight interference


Intelsat announces the successful launch of Intelsat 36

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Passing the Torch

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