Yahsat has selected SpaceX to launch its next-generation Thuraya mobile connectivity satellite in 2023, the companies announced Sept. 8.
Two years after acquiring mobile satellite services provider Thuraya Telecommunications, Emerati fleet operator Yahsat is prepared to begin updating its L-band fleet.
The contract covers a satellite called Thuraya-4 NGS, and includes an option for a Thuraya-5 NGS satellite that, if exercised, would complete the replacement of Thuraya’s existing two-satellite fleet.
To remain profitable during a period of dramatic change in the communications industry, regional satellite operators are adopting new technology and establishing partnerships, according to panelists at the World Satellite Business Week conference here.
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The chief executive of mobile satellite services operator Thuraya has left the Dubai company for a job in the United States, prompting Thuraya to name Chief Technology Officer Ahmed Al Shamsi acting CEO.
Mobile satellite services operator Thuraya announced Nov. 21 that it is joining an industry group that develops standards for the “Internet of Things” (IoT), a market that has the potential to generate significant demand for satellite services in the coming years.