Es’hailSat at AfricaCom 2019
Showcasing the capabilities of Es’hail-1 and Es’hail-2, key broadcast satellites for the MENA region
- Es’hail-2– new capacity for MENA
- Ku-band for broadcasting in HD and Ultra HD
- Ka-band for broadcasting, SNG, trunking and corporate services
- Coverage of whole MENA region from key orbital position
- New teleport boosting broadcasting, broadband delivery and global connectivity
Cape Town 12th November 2019 – Es’hailSat is exhibiting at the annual AfricaCom exhibition in Cape Town international convention center, the biggest and best tech event in Africa that gathers together senior decision-makers from the entire digital ecosystem. Es’hailSat will be showcasing Es’hail-1, Es’hail-2 and a wide range of services to be delivered through the new state of the art teleport in Doha. Es’hail-1 and Es’hail-2 are currently transmitting high quality, premium DTH television content from the 25.5°/26° E hotspot.
Es’hail-2, a high-performance satellite with sophisticated anti-jamming capabilities located at 26° East hotspot position for TV broadcasting, significantly adds to the company’s ability to provide high quality, premium DTH television content across the Middle East and North Africa.
Es’hailSat’s new teleport in Doha, provide customers with secure and independent satellite transmission. The facility supports satellite TT&C and capacity management together with a wide range of services such as uplink, downlink, multiplexing, encoding, playout and other value-added services. The high-tech teleport will also provide back-up studios for TV channels and serve as a disaster recovery facility for customers.
Ali Al Kuwari, President and CEO of Es’hailSat, said; “We are pleased to be exhibiting for the first time at AfricaCom as we see this exhibition as an important part in our strategy to attract African customers who value broadcasting independence and quality of service. Africa has been a region of interest for Es’hailSat for some time, and have been extremely active in North Africa supporting customers with broadcast and telecommunications services. AfricaCom gives us the right platform to engage with customers and showcase our capabilities.”.
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 Q4 2018 and commenced operations in Q1 2019, enhances the capacity needed to support growth. Es’hail-1 and Es’hail-2 are located at the 25.5°/26° E, TV broadcasting hotspot for MENA. www.eshailsat.qa