Es’hailSat moves forward with plan for second satellite

Qatar-based satellite operator Es’hailSat has issued a request for proposals for a second satellite. The Es’Hail 2 satellite will be placed in orbit at the regional hotspot at 26° East. Es’hailSat said the new satellite will significantly add to its capacity to deliver premium DTH services across the Middle East and North Africa. Es’hail 2 […]

Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 satellite goes into service

Eutelsat and Es’hailSat’s jointly owned Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 satellite has successfully gone into commercial service 25.5° East, two months after it was launched.  The satellite is designed to serve broadcasters, businesses and public agencies operating in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. News of the deployment came as Eutelsat reported solid fiscal Q1 […]

Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 reaches geostationary orbit

Eutelsat Communications’ and Es’hailSat’s jointly owned Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 satellite has now reached geostationary orbit. The satellite, which launched on August 29, has had its solar arrays and communications antennas successfully deployed and its payload was activated on September 8, Eutelsat confirmed. Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 is now undergoing a series of in-orbit tests managed by […]

Successful launch for Eutelsat and Es’hailSat satellite

Eutelsat and Es’hailSat have successfully launched a joint satellite that is due to orbit at 25.5 degrees east, serving users across the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. The jointly-owned Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 satellite launched in Kourou, French Guiana, on an Ariane 5 rocket and is due to come into service at a 25.5 […]

Es’hailSat partners with Arabsat

Qatari satellite company Es’hailSat has partnered with Arabsat to broadcast TV on the 26 degrees East hot spot.  Under the terms of the deal, Es’hailSat will buy the rights to 500MHz of Ku-band bandwidth at 26.0 East, which its second satellite Es’hail 2 will use to provide DTH and other telecoms services. The firm said […]

Es’hailSat sets out stall at Cabsat

Qatar-based satellite operator Es’hailSat has launched itself at the Cabsat Dubai exhibition this week, showcasing the first of its planned global fleet of satellites, Es’hail 1. Es’hail 1 is scheduled for launch this summer, offering Ku-band and Ka-band capacity, with coverage of the MENA region from the 25.5° East orbital position. Based in Doha, Qatar, […]

Eutelsat and Es’hailSat select Arianespace for joint mission

Eutelsat and Es’hailSat, the Qatar-based satellite company, have selected Arianespace to launch their Eutelsat 25B / Es’hail 1 satellite in the second quarter of 2013 on board an Ariane 5 launcher. Eutelsat and Es’hailSat are undertaking a joint programme to operate a satellite at 25.5° East, serving markets in the Middle East, North Africa and […]