Arabsat participates in The 2nd Global Sat Show

November 27 2016

Arabsat participates in The 2nd Global Sat Show

Arabsat participates in The 2nd Global Sat Show

Arabsat participates in “The 2nd Global Sat Show”
In Collaboration With ESOA “The Satellite Operators Organization in Europe, Middle East and Africa”

  Arab Satellite Communications Organization -Arabsat- participated in the Second International Conference for Satellites in Istanbul - Turkey “The 2nd Global Sat show” from 29th to 30th Nov. 2016. During the Conference & Exhibition, there will be several seminars exploring the satellite market, TV satellites broadcasting technology, mobility telecommunications, the 5th generation 5G and broadband.
Eng./Khalid ben Ahmed Balkheyour President & CEO of Arabsat said "The conference will explore the cooperation between regional and international satellite operators with the participation of operators from all over the world.  During the conference and exhibition, we will showcase Arabsat services and its satellites coverage, which includes the Middle East, Europe, Africa and large parts of Asia via Arabsat 4th & 5th generation satellites, as well as the 6th generation satellites, scheduled to be launched next year. Arabsat fleet of satellites is linking the three continents where Arabsat has ground stations providing TV, telecommunication and broadband satellite services with full in Orbit – back up. "
It is worth mentioning that Arabsat is currently working on several important strategic projects to operate many of its new orbital positions and meet the growing demand of its customers' needs, maintaining its reputation among its customers as the best option for providing all TV broadcasting, Telecommunications & Broadband Satellite Services.

Public Relations and Media

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 40 years, operating from its headquarter in Riyadh-KSA and two Satellite control stations in Riyadh and Tunis.

Now one of the world’s top satellite operators and by far the leading satellite services provider in the Arab world, it carries over 500 TV channels, 200 radio stations, pay-tv networks and wide variety of HD channels reaching tens of millions of homes in more than 80 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Europe—including an audience of over 170 million viewers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region alone tuned into Arabsat’s video “hotspot” at 26° E.  

Operating a growing fleet of owned satellites at the 20°E, 26°E, 30.5°E, 39°E and 44.5°E, ARABSAT is the only satellite operator in the MENA region offering the full spectrum of Broadcast, Telecommunications and Broadband services. This capacity will continue to expand with the launching of new satellites, making ARABSAT satellites’ fleet the youngest in the region.

Arabsat also maintains strategic partnerships with most of the world's leading satellite companies and VAS integrator and with the acquisition of Hellas Sat, one of the leading telecom groups in southeastern Europe, These partnerships and acquisitions continue to expand Arabsat's reach with new orbital slots and frequency rights, allowing customers to reach farther than ever and deliver content and state-of-the-art solutions to any end-viewers audience or business partner around the world.

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