Joint venture to provide satellite broadband services across Africa

08 November 2018

Hughes Network Systems and Yahsat have agreed to form a new joint venture to provide commercial Ka-band satellite broadband services across Africa, the Middle East and south-west Asia.

The two companies plan to work together to provide unserved and underserved communities with reliable, high-speed internet services. 

While Hughes has bought a 20 per cent stake in the joint venture for USD100m, Yahsat has not disclosed the value of its investment.

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