Doha (Qatar) / Cologne/Bonn (Germany), January 9th, 2023 – AXESS Networks, a global leader of
satellite communications solutions, and Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, announced today the
Strategic Partnership Agreement to provide Teleport and VSAT services for multiple sectors in the
Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
AXESS Networks (AXESS) offers teleport and satellite communications services globally to customers in
a broad range of industries including oil & gas, mining, maritime, telco, corporate, government and NGOs.
AXESS manages the entire satellite communications value chain including strong VSAT networks,
up/downlink services, satellite capacities, hosting, internet via satellite services.
Es’hailSat is a communications satellite operator and service provider headquartered in Doha, Qatar,
delivering services to broadcasters, enterprises and governments in the MENA region and beyond. With
the goal to become a world class satellite operator and foremost service provider in the MENA region,
Es’hailSat currently operates two GEO satellites and a state of the art teleport in Doha from where it
provides independent, high-quality, advanced satellite services in the region.
To grow its operations in Qatar and in the Gulf & MENA region, AXESS has entered a strategic partnership
agreement with Es’hailSat. The common goal of both partners is to expand their business, widen their
customer base and upgrade the service quality. This multi-year, multi-service agreement will have
Es’hailSat catering to AXESS’ VSAT networking requirements along with professional and high-quality
services. The partnership is indeed a win-win situation: while AXESS will provide satellite communications
services and acquire new business in Qatar and in the region, Es’hailSat will contribute with local services
needed for the extension of AXESS’ operations. Es’hailSat will furthermore benefit from AXESS
infrastructure and services to expand its own reach beyond the region and in particular the Maritime
“Es’hailSat is happy to enter in to this partnership with AXESS to provide Teleport and VSAT services for
customers across the region” said Mr. Ali Ahmed Al-Kuwari, President and CEO, Es’hailSat. “We believe
that the highly robust and reliable data services offered by us at Es’hailSat provide the strong network
base that AXESS needs to build services for customers in the region.”
“Qatar is the perfect location for further engagement in the Gulf and MENA region”, says Mauricio
Segovia, CEO at AXESS. “In Es’hailSat, we found the ideal partner for our operations, and we look
forward to joining forces. Our engineering and sales teams are ready to support the operations with
our broad end-to-end managed solutions and with 24/7 NOC support.”
The multi-year agreement came into effect in December 2022.
About AXESS Networks
AXESS Networks is a global leader in satellite telecommunications solutions. It provides turnkey
solutions tailored to the individual requirements of its customers. AXESS Networks, now part of the
HISPASAT group, was founded in 2019 from two well-established companies in Europe and Latin
America. It operates and owns its teleports in Germany, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia and the
United Arab Emirates. AXESS Networks offers an exceptional quality of service to its customers wherever
and whenever they need it. In 2021, AXESS was the Independent Teleport of the Year according to the
WTA (World Teleport Association). Today, AXESS Networks has a team of more than 200 employees,
operating around 8,000 sites in more than 50 countries on four continents. www.axessnet.com
Es’hailSat, The Qatar Satellite Company was established in 2010. Based in Doha, Qatar, the company
owns and operates satellites to serve broadcasters, telecommunications companies, businesses, and
governments. Es’hail-1, launched in 2013, provides television, telecommunication, corporate and
government services across the Middle East and North Africa region. Es’hail-2, which was launched in
2018 and commenced operations in early 2019, enhances the capacity needed to support growth. Es’hail1 and Es’hail-2 are located at the 25.5°/26° E, TV broadcasting hotspot for MENA.