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April 22nd, 2020

SatADSL and YahClick Connect to Provide Connectivity to Sub-Saharan Africa 

The efforts of two companies, one in Brussels, SatADSL, and the other in United Arab Emirates, YahClick, will be enhancing connectivity across Sub-Saharan Africa. The companies forged their efforts to eradicate digital exclusion on the continent; the partnership reiterates both companies’ commitment to removing barriers to social and economic growth through the provision of world-class broadband solutions.  

Farhad Khan, YahClick's Chief Executive Officer  

The partnership appoints SatADSL as a new Virtual Network Operator (VNO) partner to YahClick, the UAE-based broadband satellite services provider owned byYahsat and its partner Hughes Network Systems.

The agreement enable SatADSL to combine the capacity purchased from YahClick with its cloud-based service delivery platform (C-SDP) to deliver a full range of flexible satellite services across Africa.

In joining forces with SatADSL, YahClick gains full access to the Belgian operator’s extensive licensed partner network spanning 45 countries worldwide with over 3,500 deployments. This presents YahClick with new opportunities to expand its distribution reinforcing YahClick’s status as Africa’s number one satellite broadband internet service.

Michel Dothey, Chief Commercial Officer at SatADSL, said that he is excited by the possibilities that present themselves ahead. Partnering with YahClick does more than just give them access to the company’s Service Delivery Platforms — it significantly increases their ability to make a tangible and lasting difference in and across the communities from West to East Africa they serve as part of their global connectivity offering. Their ability to offer high throughput Ka-band services will significantly impact the fate of some of the most underserved countries in the world, helping them to cross the digital divide and make the most of their considerable potential. 

Farhad Khan, Chief Executive Officer at YahClick (photo on right), added that working closely with SatADSL enhances the quality of their service delivery as they continue on their mission to unleash human potential through satellite broadband connectivity. The agreement will provide their customers with the best broadband solutions available, connecting them with the rest of the world through a fast and affordable service. In this uncertain period of enforced social distancing and self-isolation, they are delighted to help bring people together, supporting them to work, learn, and stay informed remotely.