Thuraya and Ooredoo Maldives sign agreement for satellite connectivity

Commencing from October 19, Ooredoo Maldives will sell Thuraya SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot devices as well as data packages at their retail outlets and through their enterprise account teams


STC and Nokia to deploy 4.5G across Saudi Arabia

The enhanced network will meet the ever-increasing demands of subscribers across the country, including the millions of visitors who travel to the cities of Mecca and Medina each year, particularly during the Hajj and Ramadan seasons


Intellian announces IPO

The initial public offering will result in roughly $26m in raised capital and a total market capitalisation for the company of just below $124m


Du and Qualcomm demonstrate WiGig at GITEX

The demonstration paved the way for rapid deployment of WiGig (802.11ad) in the region. 802.11ad delivers peak speeds of up to 4.6Gbps, lower latency, and improved network capacity



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“ABS-2 will have a large Ka-band spot beam over the MENA region”

Scott Sprague, the chief operating officer of Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) outlines Asia Broadcast Satellite’s plans in the MENA region and offers insights into working with vertical markets and Telcos in particular.


William Wade to step down as CEO of AsiaSat

Andrew Jordan will be appointed by the Board to succeed Wade as Executive Director, President and Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 November 2016


Passing the Torch

On March 1st, Eutelsat’s Michel de Rosen handed the reins to his successor Rodolphe Belmer who is now the new CEO of the global satellite operator. In an exclusive interview with Clayton Vallabhan, Michel de Rosen speaks about his six-years at Eutelsat

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