Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat)

Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) is a private joint stock company that is fully owned by Mubadala, the investment arm of the Government of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Mubadala’s commercial strategy is fundamentally built on long-term, capital-intensive investments that deliver strong financial returns. Since being incorporated in 2007, we have implemented extensive research and interaction with customers to design the region’s first multi-purpose satellite system consisting of two satellites and related ground infrastructure. Our first-hand understanding of the specific market requirements in the region has enabled us to develop customised satellite solutions for the government as well as the commercial sector in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Central and South West Asia.

    Yahsat provides multipurpose satellite solutions (government and commercial) for broadband, broadcast, military, and communications use across the Middle East, Africa, Central and South West Asia. Based in Abu Dhabi, UAE and wholly owned by the Mubadala Development Company, the investment vehicle of the Government of Abu Dhabi, Yahsat is the first company in the Middle East and Africa to offer multi-purpose satellite services:

    • YahClick – offers home solutions, business solutions and transportable solutions

    • YahService – offers managed solutions and government capacity

    • YahLink – offers IP trunking solutions, corporate networking capacity and backhauling capacity

    Yahsat’s first satellite Y1A was successfully launched in April 2011 and the company’s second satellite Y1B was successfully launched in April 2012.

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