AFRICACOM has been a major event for the past 19 years, and those participating hope to see digital transformation, economic development and social empowerment in Africa, and at this year's event Arabsat will be front and center. AFRICACOM Conference and Exhibition is held November 15-17 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Eng. Khalid bin Ahmed Balkhyour President and CEO of Arabsat, stated that "Through our participation in this show, we are looking forward to presenting our services provided to the African continent, as our fifth Generation Satellites are covering the entire African continent broadcasting TV, telecommunications and Internet satellite services. Arabsat Satellites also broadcast dedicated bouquets over North Africa and other dedicated bouquets over the whole African continent including TV and telecom broadcast, in addition to the existence of several ground satellite stations inside Africa connected to the European and the Asian satellite ground stations to provide Internet services and mobile networking. ARABSAT will also showcase the capabilities of its sixth generation satellites, scheduled to be launched next year which will provide extra massive satellite capacities covering the whole African continent and its potential market with full in Orbit – back up.
Balkhyour concluded that “We are currently working hard on several important strategic projects to operate many of our new orbital positions and keep up with our customers increasing needs, maintaining Arabsat status as the best choice to provide customers’ needs in satellite broadcasting & Telecommunication services.”