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July 24th, 2012

Al Jazeera Networks + Es'hailSat... Pumping Up The Capabilities (SatBroadcasting™)

[SatNews] Al Jazeera Networks (AJN) and Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote...

...closer co-operation between the two companies regarding the strategic satellite infrastructure required by AJN to build its capabilities and extend its reach out to the rest of the world. Within the framework of the MOU, Es’hailSat will provide independent and strategic satellite solutions to meet Al Jazeera’s requirements for broadcast independence and sustainability, including the provision of satellite capacity and the development of orbital positions and ground services to support future expansion opportunities in new markets. Es’hailSat aims to provide high quality, independent satellite services to customers throughout the Middle East and North Africa and to support Qatar’s commitment to meeting the sophisticated communications needs required to host FIFA’s World Cup in 2022.