Es’hailSat and TMC Sign Agreement for Providing Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) and Outdoor Broadcast Van (OBVAN) Services in Qatar

January 21, 2024

Es’hailSat adds DSNG and OBVAN Services via TMC to complement its Teleport and Satellite Services at 25.5/26 ⁰ East MENA hotspot.

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, is proud to announce its partnership with Total Media Cast (TMC) to be able to provide Digital Satellite News Gathering Services (DSNG) and Outdoor Broadcast Van (OBVAN) services in Qatar and across Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The two companies have agreed to collaborate closely with each other in the leasing of the DSNG Vehicle and Equipment to end customers, with a specific focus on news agencies and journalists, particularly for news gathering and related purposes.

Total Media Cast (TMC) was established at the beginning of the 2nd decade of the new millennium, by experienced individuals from different channels and broadcast companies worldwide. TMC aims to provide clients with expert broadcast & operations consultation studies, digital media management, integration services, news gathering & media logistics services, and space segment lease services. TMC always strive to be its clients’ successful partners and help them maintain a high level of service quality. It also aspires to be at the forefront of the Arab media services companies, to be the first choice for clients that seek quality, speed, and efficiency. TMC exceeds customer expectations by utilizing the best competencies, advanced equipment, and most valuable practices.

Es’hailSat provides satellite, broadcast, teleport and managed services from Doha, Qatar and brings to this relationship more than 12 years of experience in catering to broadcasters, telecommunication companies, enterprises, mobility applications and governments across the Middle East and North Africa. Es’hailSat’s infrastructure including two satellites at 25.5/26 East together with our 50,000 sqm teleport facility provides reliable and robust connectivity services. Es’hailSat’s satellites are a symbol of Qatar’s commitment to free, secure, and independent communication and live events, such as the FIFA World Cup 20222 and the ongoing Asian Football Cup 2023 have proven to be the perfect opportunity for us to showcase our capabilities. Even beyond these events, Qatar’s 2030 Vision is designed to move the country from a carbon-based to a knowledge-based economy and Es’hailSat is a key part of that vision.

“Es’hailSat is delighted to partner with Total Media Cast and add DSNG and OBVAN services to complement our Teleport and satellite hotspot.” said Mr. Ali Ahmed Al-Kuwari, President and CEO, Es’hailSat. “We believe that the growing number of live events in Qatar and the Middle East need dedicated news gathering services, together with Teleport and satellite infrastructure to ensure quality of service for premier broadcasters across the region.”

Sharing his insights, Mr. Isam Ayyad, Founder and General Director of TMC, asserted “Qatar is ascending as a powerhouse in major sports and global events. I hold a strong belief in the necessity of our partnership with Es’hailSat to provide top-tier service. Our DSNGS and OBVAN facility are steadfast guarantees, ensuring exceptional quality during these pivotal events.”

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