QNexus expands scope of partnership with Es’hailSat
September 21, 2022
Extends Ku-band star VSAT Network to provide high-speed connectivity using Es’hail-1
Doha, 21st September 2022– Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, is proud to announce that QNexus has extended the scope of their partnership on Es’hail-1 satellite located at the 25.5⁰ East hotspot covering Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
QNexus is a technology research company based at the Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP). Since its launch in 2009, the company has been developing customized communications services, real-time applications and telecommunication solutions that are tailored to provide enhanced services in remote areas and hazardous environments. “Es’hailSat is excited to expand our VSAT Network services and grow the relationship with QNexus.” said Mr. Ali Ahmed Al-Kuwari, President and Chief Executive Officer, Es’hailSat. “We believe that the highly robust and reliable data services offered by us at Es’hailSat – Qatar Satellite Company provide the strong network base that QNexus needs to build their services to end customers.”
QNexus has successfully demonstrated that Ku-band frequencies on board Es’hail-1 can provide high-speed connectivity across Qatar and the MENA region. Providing connectivity for the Oil and Gas sector, as well as developing portable and mobile satellite systems that can be used to provide connectivity for educational purposes in remote areas are some of the applications that QNexus is targeting with their VSAT network. The network will primarily cater to Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Oman and be managed in collaboration between QNexus and Es’hailSat teams based out of Doha.