Arab Satellite Communications Organization – Arabsat- participates in The Broadcast, Satellite & Digital Media Event for Middle East, North Africa "Satellite MENA 2017", in March 21st to 23rd, 2017 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
As an active member of the Satellite Interference Reduction Group, Arabsat sponsors IRG workshop with the presence of many broadcasters in both public and the private sectors on Monday 20th March 2017 at the Address Hotel in Dubai.
Eng. Khalid bin Ahmed Balkheyour President & CEO of Arabsat, said that Arabsat will showcase its latest agreements to promote its exclusive orbital position 26⁰ East, such as our agreement with MBC Group, per which MBC has already begun to shift all its important channels to be broadcasted exclusively on Arabsat satellites, in addition to many other similar agreements.
Balkheyour also added that Arabsat will showcase the capabilities of its newly successfully launched Satellite Badr-7 and the 6th Generation satellites that includes up till now 4 satellites, three of them are being manufactured (one planned to be launched by the end of 2017 and the other two will be launched in 2018), while the 4th Satellite 6-D agreement has been lately signed in a partnership with Taqnia Space.