Founded in 1976
by the 21 member-states of the Arab League, Arabsat has been serving the growing needs of the Arab world for over 30 years
Now one of the world’s top satellite operators
, and by far the leading satellite services provider in the Arab world
, it carries over 400
TV channels and 160
Radio stations, reaching tens of millions of homes in more than 100
countries across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Central Asia--and way beyond including an audience of over 164 million viewers within the 21 Arab countries alone ("2009 MENA Sat-TV Landscape:" study performed by PARC for Arabsat), and delivering hundreds of thousands of vital telecommunication (Click here
to view Arabsat's coverage areas).
Operating a growing fleet of owned
satellites at the 20°East, 26°East and 30.5°East positions of the geostationary orbit, Arabsat is the only satellite operator in the MENA region offering the full spectrum of Broadcast
services. This capacity will continue to expand with the launch of new satellites from 2010 to 2012, making the Arabsat satellite fleet the youngest in the region with the highest possible reliability coupled to ultimate flexibility. This translates to a now unrivalled in-orbit backup, as well as more space capacity than any other player in the region for more TV and Radio broadcasting services, professional data network solutions, telephony & IP trunking backbone connectivity, and broadband Internet access to media and entertainment companies, corporate customers or government entities.
Arabsat also maintains strategic partnerships with most of the world's leading satellite companies and VAS integrators, allowing customers to reach farther than ever and deliver content or state-of-the-art solutions to any end-viewers audience or business partner around the world.
Arabsat is committed to stay at the forefront of best-in-class satellite services in the region
, continuously expanding its range of customer-oriented solutions with an unparalleled level of quality and reliability, bringing in cutting-edge technology, and providing the largest ever amount of capacity
which positions Arabsat to rapidly become the HDTV and 3D portal of the ME
, plus constantly expanding footprints meeting the growing and evolving needs of its customers across the Arab world.