Press releases
31 December 2014

Al Jazeera Media Network transmitting content using Es’hail-1 at 25.5⁰E

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, is proud to announce that Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) is now using the Es’hail-1 satellite located at the 25.5⁰ east hotspot neighborhood to broadcast content to the full Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

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28 December 2014
Es’hailSat Selects SpaceX to Launch Es’hail-2

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, today announced that following an international consultation, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), has been selectedto launch the company’s second satellite, Es’hail-2, in the fourth quarter of 2016 on board a Falcon 9 rocket.

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08 December 2014
Kratos to Upgrade Es’hailSat’s Capacity Management Center for the Es’hail-2 Satellite

SAN DIEGO, CA, December 8, 2014 – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Kratos Integral Systems Europe (Kratos ISE) subsidiary has been awarded a contract to extend the existing Capacity Management Center (CMC) of Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, to accommodate the Es’hail-2 satellite, scheduled to launch in late 2016.

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19 November 2014
iSat Delivers Pilot VSATs to Begin Commercializing Es’hail-1 Ka-­band Transponders

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company and Integrated Satellite Applications Technologies Ltd (iSat) registered in UK, announced the delivery and installation of two pilot VSAT terminals at Es’hailSat’s headquarters in Doha, Qatar, to enable the commercialization of the Ka-­band payloads on Es’hail-1.

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12 November 2014
Es’hailSat Wins Prestigious Award “Satellite Operator of the Year”

Doha, 12th November, 2014 -­‐Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, has been awarded the prize for “Satellite Operator of the Year” at the 2014 Arab Satellite Broadcasting Union and BroadcastPro Middle East Awards event in Dubai.

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30 October 2014
SES AND ES’HAILSAT SIGN CONSULTANCY AGREEMENT

Luxemburg & Doha, Qatar - 30 October 2014 - SES TechCom, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Es’hailSat, The Qatar Satellite Company registered in the State of Qatar, announce the signing of a comprehensive consultancy service agreement.

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13 September 2014
Es’hailSat at IBC2014 Es’hail 1 satellite is operational and providing high quality, premium DTH content at 25.5 / 26 degrees

Amsterdam, 13thSeptember, 2014 -Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, is exhibiting at the annual IBC exhibition in Amsterdam, which attracts key players from the dynamic and fast-growing broadcast, digital media and satellite sectors.

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10 September 2014
Es’hailSat Wins “Newcomer Satellite Operator of the Year” Award At Euroconsult World Satellite Business Week 2014

Paris, 10thSeptember, 2014 -Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, has been awarded the prize for “Newcomer Satellite Operator of the Year” at the 2014 World Satellite Business event in Paris. The ceremony for the 11th Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications took place during the official luncheon hosted by The Boeing Company at the Westin Hotel.

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08 September 2014

Es’hailSat Awards Procurement Contract for Es’hail 2

Doha, 8th, Monday September, 2014 -Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, today announced that following an international consultation, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO), has been selected to build the company’s second satellite, Es’hail 2. The new high-performance satellite will be positioned at the 26 degrees East hotspot position for TV broadcasting and significantly adds to the company’s ability to provide high quality, premium DTH television content across the Middle East and North Africa.

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08 September 2014

Es’hailSat Awards Procurement Contract for Es’hail 2

Doha, 8th, Monday September, 2014 -Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, today announced that following an international consultation, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO), has been selected to build the company’s second satellite, Es’hail 2. The new high-performance satellite will be positioned at the 26 degrees East hotspot position for TV broadcasting and significantly adds to the company’s ability to provide high quality, premium DTH television content across the Middle East and North Africa.

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01 August 2014
Es’hailSat at ITU Telecom World 2014

Es’hail-1 satellite is currently providing high quality communications services for Qatar and MENA region. Second satellite scheduled for launch at the end of 2016

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27 April 2014
Es’hailSat Announces Platinum Sponsorship of Qitcom

Doha, 27th April 2014 Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite today announced that the company has become a Platinum Sponsor of Qitcom, Qatar’s largest ICT event,

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