Yahsat secures $7.7mn Satcom system contract from UAE Government

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Yahsat Government Solutions (YGS), the dedicated government arm of Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Yahsat, the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider, has been awarded a contract worth $7.7 million by the UAE Government, to provide satellite communication (Satcom) capabilities for its platforms.

YGS has been awarded a contract by the platform manufacturer to design and deliver an integrated satcom system to supplement and support the UAE Government contract.

Yahsat has a long-standing relationship with the UAE Government dating back over a decade. The Group has a track record of providing expert advisory, satellite communications solutions and services to fulfill the Government’s needs. YGS is committed to serving the UAE and national governments with highly secure, diverse and integrated fixed and mobile satcom solutions.

Ali Al Hashemi
Ali Al Hashemi
Group CEO – Yahsat

“This contract award serves as a testament to Yahsat’s position as the preferred partner of the UAE Government. Yahsat is well-poised to anticipate the ever-changing communications needs of governments, enterprises and consumers. We are pleased to continue serving our strategic partners – including the UAE Government – and look forward to delivering on our ongoing commitment to provide tailored, secure and integrated satcom solutions.”

In February, Yahsat secured a contract worth $247.5 million to provide managed services to the UAE government for its satellite communications capabilities. It also secured a $6.5 million contract from Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) to deliver secure satellite communication solutions.

One of the major projects that Yahsat is working on is the Thuraya 4 Next Generation satellite [T4-NGS], which is scheduled to be launched next year and is set to commence commercial services in the second half of 2024.

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