Arabsat announces Profen partnership

The Arab Satellite Communications Organization (Arabsat) has announced a strategic partnership with teleport operator Profen.

The partnership will see the launch of a TV bouquet that includes various channels on Badr-4 satellite.

Commenting on the partnership, Al-Hamidi Al-Enezi, CEO of Arabsat, said, “We are pleased to cooperate with Profen to provide high-quality TV broadcasting services within the coverage area of ​​our satellite fleet, in accordance with the latest international standards.” 

Önder Havuzlu, CEO of Profen, said: “Profen Teleport’s best-in-class infrastructure and facilities, including both ISO9001 and ISO27001 certifications, is well-equipped to actively provide Data Centre hosting and telecommunication services to prime operators while addressing the significant growth in global data consumption and expand network convergence over 5G wireless, terrestrial fibre and GEO, MEO, LEO satellites. 

“We are pleased to be taking a significant lead in the telecommunications market with the cooperation with Arabsat. Our operation of the satellite earth station will ensure provision of highly secure, quality video distribution to the Middle East and multiple regions of Asia, Europe and Africa.”

The announcement was made at IBC 2022, where Arabsat participated in the International Satellite Broadcasting Exhibition and Conference. At the conference, the company also showcased its new Badr-8 satellite services, scheduled to be launched early next year. The satellite will serve customers in the Middle East and multiple regions of Asia, Europe and Africa.

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