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Yahsat is a leading global satellite operator, providing multipurpose satellite solutions for broadband, broadcast and government communications use across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Central and South West Asia. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company, the investment vehicle of the Government of Abu Dhabi, Yahsat is the first company in the Middle East and Africa to offer Ka-band services.
With the recent launch of Al Yah 3 satellite, Yahsat’s commercial Ka-band coverage extends to 20 additional markets, reaching 60% of Africa’s population and over 95% of Brazil’s population.
Yahsat has recently acquired a majority and controlling stake in Thuraya, UAE’s first home-grown mobile satellite services operator, the acquisition enables Yahsat to provide a broad range of Fixed and Mobile Satellite Services to over 160 countries.
In September 2018, Yahsat and Hughes have announced a new joint venture to provide satellite broadband services to the Middle East, Africa and South West Asia markets, the Brazilian market is excluded from this transaction.
For more information, visit www.yahsat.ae