Press releases
16 November 2018

Es’hail-2 successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, announced today the successful launch of Es’hail-2 satellite on board a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. Lift-off of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Es’hail-2 satellite took place at 23:46 Doha time. Es’hail-2 satellite separated from the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket at 00:18 Doha time on 16 November and the solar panels were fully deployed about 2 hours after liftoff. The spacecraft is currently in its transfer orbit, and Es’hailSat expects to bring the satellite in to commercial service at 26°E orbital position by January 2019, upon completion of in Orbit Tests. 

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14 November 2018

Es’hail-2 arrives at Kennedy Space Center launch site

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, announced today the safe arrival of Es’hail-2 satellite at the SpaceX launch facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA in preparation for the launch on 15 November 2018.

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02 November 2018

Es’hailSat at Broadcast Eurasia and 4th Global Satellite Show

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, is exhibiting at the annual Broadcast Eurasia & 4th Global Satellite Show being held from 01st to 03rd November at Istanbul Expo Center. This event is dedicated to the entire value chain in the satellite industry, as well as space technology, broadcast, ICT and telecommunications sectors. The company is showcasing Es’hail-1, currently transmitting high quality, premium DTH television content from the 25.5°/26° East neighborhood, and Es’hail-2, the company’s second satellite scheduled for launch soon.

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14 September 2018

Es’hailSat at IBC 2018

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, is exhibiting at the annual IBC exhibition in Amsterdam, the leading platform for the broadcast, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.  The company is showcasing Es’hail-1, currently transmitting high quality, premium DTH television content from the 25.5°/26° East neighborhood, and Es’hail-2, the company’s second satellite scheduled for launch soon. 

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26 April 2018

Es’hailSat at Arab Radio and TV Festival 2018

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, will be at the 19th Arab Radio and TV Festival being held on 26-29 April in Culture City in Tunis. The annual festival, organized by Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), aims to contribute to the development of Arab radio and television production, enhance its quality and promote innovative and meaningful trends in the industry. 

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