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“Thuraya 4-NGS”
Yahsat Partners with Cobham SATCOM to Deliver Industry-Leading Capabilities for its Mobile Satellite Systems
  • The partnership with Cobham SATCOM will enable Yahsat to enhance data services for its next-generation satellite, Thuraya 4-NGS
  • The partnership enables Thuraya 4-NGS’ advanced 4G and 5G capabilities
  • The value of the global satellite data services market currently exceeds US$5 billion, and is projected to reach more than $19 billion by 2027
  • The agreement will strengthen Thuraya satellites’ competitiveness in the global market, driven by Cobham SATCOM’s wide distribution network

ABU DHABI, UAE, 9 September 2021 (Yahsat PR) – Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PJSC (“Yahsat” or, together with its subsidiaries, “the Group”) listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (“ADX”) under (SYMBOL: YAHSAT) (ISIN: AEA007501017), the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider, today announced that it has selected Cobham SATCOM, the world’s leading provider of satellite communications solutions to the land, aeronautical and maritime industries, to deliver a comprehensive mobile broadband system, including ground infrastructure and products, to operate as part of its next-generation Thuraya 4-NGS system.


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  • September 10, 2021
Yahsat Selects GMV to Provide Spacecraft Control Systems for Upcoming Thuraya 4-NGS Satellite
  • New Spacecraft Control System to provide highly secure and reliable monitoring and commanding capability for Thuraya 4-NGS
  • Expansion of existing Flight Dynamics System to optimize satellite control and lifetime
  • Another key element in the Group’s commitment to driving new technologies to meet growing demand for universal connectivity

ABU DHABI, UAE, September 2, 2021 (Yahsat PR) – Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PJSC (“Yahsat” and, together with its subsidiaries, “the Group”), listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (“ADX”) under (SYMBOL: YAHSAT) (ISIN: AEA007501017), the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider, has selected the Spanish group, GMV, to supply the Spacecraft Control & Flight Dynamics Systems for Thuraya 4-NGS, a next-generation L-band mobile communications satellite system scheduled to begin operations in 2024.


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  • September 9, 2021
Yahsat Selects SpaceX to Launch its Next-generation Thuraya 4-NGS Satellite
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 52 Starlink satellites on May 15, 2021. (Credit: SpaceX)
  • Yahsat selects Falcon 9 to launch its Thuraya 4-NGS satellite
  • SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches the world’s most advanced rockets and spacecraft
  • Thuraya 4-NGS system will enable Yahsat to capitalise on future growth opportunities with advanced satellite communications that employ latest technologies

AL FALAH CITY, Abu Dhabi (Yahsat PR) — Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PJSC (“Yahsat” or “the Group”) listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (“ADX”) under (SYMBOL: YAHSAT) (ISIN: AEA007501017), the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider, today announced that it has selected SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch Thuraya 4-NGS, the Group’s advanced satellite, which employs the latest satellite communications technologies, to expand Thuraya’s coverage across Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa.


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  • September 8, 2021
Kongsberg Awarded Contract for Mobile Communications
Thuraya 4-NGS satellite in orbit. (Credit: Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace)

HORTEN, Norway (Kongsberg PR) — Kongsberg has developed world-class signal processing equipment that provides improved mobile coverage in areas with insufficient ground network.


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  • October 4, 2020
Yahsat Signs Contract with Airbus to Build Thuraya’s Next Generation System
Thuraya 4-NGS satellite (Credit: Airbus)

ABU DHABI, UAE/TOULOUSE, France, Aug 27, 2020 (Airbus PR) –  Airbus has been selected by Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the UAE’s leading global satellite operator, to build Thuraya 4-NGS, the next generation mobile telecommunications system that will drive the continued advancement of Thuraya’s L-band business.

Thuraya 4-NGS will deliver higher capabilities and flexibility while increasing capacity and coverage across Europe, Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East, enabling next generation mobility solutions for all customer segments, including defense, government and enterprise.


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  • August 27, 2020