Complex Made Simple

Etisalat showcases latest satellite solutions at CABSAT 2014

Etisalat, the UAE’s leading telecom provider, showcased its latest VSATExpress, VSATConnect and Satellite News Gathering (SNG) services at the 20th edition of CABSAT, the Middle East and Africa’s largest broadband, digital media and satellite exhibition.

The telecom provider also gave live demonstrations at the event currently being held at Dubai World Trade Centre (March 11-13)and aimed at broadcasters and companies with remote sites needing seamless VSTAT connectivity. These demonstrations focused onVSAT Services, Application over VSAT, TV Services and VSAT Hosting Services.
John Lincoln, Senior Vice President, Business Marketing, Etisalat UAE, said: “We are relentlessly innovating to stay at the forefront of developments in a rapidly changing industry and we are committed towards developing state-of-the-art VSAT solutions that drive immersive experiences and boost monetisation.”

VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) facilitates reliable digital data, video and voice transmissions directly via satellite. It offers a cost-effective means of implementing a high quality, reliable communications link to widely distributed sites or isolated areas.

It is easily transportable and the installation lead-time is much shorter compared to terrestrial links. It also offers a wide range of protocols and features, providing extraordinary flexibility and virtually unlimited expansion capabilities.

Etisalat is a leader in the UAE VSAT market with almost two decades of experience in delivering complex VSAT solutions to diverse clients ranging from major oil companies to government entities of the UAE among others.

Lincoln added: “CABSAT has become a key platform for various players in the satellite solutions industry across the region to come together and display the latest solutions and gain a better understanding of the trends in the market. This was a chance to meet potential new customers from local as well as international markets and we are thrilled to have been a part of it.”

For further media information:
Iyad Al Zou’bi,
Corporate Communications – Etisalat
Tel +971 2 6182622