The Sudatel Telecom Group, through one of its companies Sudasat and Hajar Group, in partnership with Canar Telecom, witnessed the launch of Arabsat 6A satellite at orbital position 30.5, which includes a load of four Ka-band transponders, through which Sudasat will provide broadband communications and broadband services across the Sudanese territory to Internet providers, VSAT subscribers and mobile network operators. It also provides multi-purpose solutions for commercial and government sectors. Arabsat 6A includes many of state- of- Art services that makes it the most satellite up- to- date, effective, flexible and versatile as it has a high capacity and provides digital broadcasting, telecommunications and Internet services to the customers in Sudan.
It is worth mentioning that this satellite ground station services is hosted by the Sudatel Telecom Group via Abu Haraz satellite station.
The satellite has been launched successfully from Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA after all necessary measures have been completed. This operation has been attended by Eng. Tarig Hamza Zain Elabdein, President & CEO of Sudatel Group and Chairman of Board of Directors of Sudasat, who received an invitation from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and Arabsat for attending the launch operation. The President & CEO of Arabsat, member of Sudatel Board of Directors, Eng. Khalid Balkheyour and the CEO of Canar Telecom, Eng. Hashim Hasab El-Rasoul, witnessed this launch operation as well.
Arabsat President & CEO Khalid Bin Ahmed Balkheyour expressed his pleasure with this strategic partnership with Sudatel Group through Sudasat. He pointed out that the increasing demand for satellite telecommunication services in the region requires cooperation and agreement with leading companies, Providing high quality and reliable services
Eng. Tarig Hamza Zain Elabdein, President & CEO of Sudatel Group, Chairman of Sudasat, said: "This move marks a milestone in the company's history and confirms its strategic plan to move the company to an integrated telecommunications operator to deliver unprecedented services through partnerships, upgrading it from the local and regional level to a much higher level. This move will be the first step in the process of launching a satellite for Sudan in which Sudatel will play a pivotal role through its foreign strategic partnerships” Zain Elabdein concluded.