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 will provide digital broadcasting, telecommunications and internet services to customers in Sudan. This satellite ground station service is hosted by Sudatel Telecom Group via Abu Haraz satellite station.
The satellite was launched successfully from Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA after all necessary measures had been completed. Eng. Tarig Hamza Zain Elabdein, President & CEO of Sudatel Group and Chairman of Sudasat’s Board of Directors, attended the launch with the Arabsat team. Eng. Khalid Balkheyour, President & CEO of Arabsat and a member of Sudatel Board of Directors was at the launch with Eng. Hashim Hasab El-Rasoul, CEO of Canar Telecom.
Balkheyour expressed his pleasure at the 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 reliable services.
Eng. Tarig Hamza Zain Elabdein, President & CEO of Sudatel Group, Chairman of Sudasat, commented: “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.”