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Yahsat and ADASI collaborate to enhance UAV connectivity in UAE

Yahsat’s secure connectivity solutions to be installed on EDGE’s made-in-UAE systems.

Yahsat has been chosen by ADASI, an EDGE Group entity specialising in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), to integrate Yahsat’s cutting-edge, secure satellite communications solutions into its REACH-S platforms. This strategic alliance signals a joint commitment to revolutionise UAV connectivity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), uniting Yahsat’s extensive satellite infrastructure covering over 80% of the global population with ADASI’s autonomous systems. The collaboration has resulted in a multi-million US dollar agreement.

Commenting on this announcement, Eisa Al Shamsi, General Manager of Yahsat Government Solutions (YGS), said: “We are thrilled by the opportunity to partner with EDGE over the long term as its trusted provider of satellite connectivity. We look forward to equipping ADASI’s platform with our state-of-the-art, global solutions and supporting the development of the unmanned systems sector in the UAE, reinforcing its strong competitive position globally. Opportunities such as these reflect our enduring commitment to provide leading companies with reliable, uninterrupted, high-speed satellite connectivity.”

Juma Al Kaabi, CEO of ADASI, added: This strategic collaboration with Yahsat not only exemplifies ADASI’s commitment to innovation in the field of unmanned aerial vehicles but also positions us at the forefront of technological advancement in UAV connectivity. The integration of Yahsat’s advanced satellite communications solutions into our REACH-S platforms significantly enhances our operational capabilities and reinforces the UAE’s position as a global leader in the development of autonomous systems.”