ABS recently invested in developing new teleport and ground capabilities at its strategic teleport in Cyprus.
Khanfour, who will be based at the head office in Dubai, previously worked as VP of Sales and Business Development at SES.
The four SD channels will be on the MCPC media platform on the ABS-2 C-band East Hemi beam.
Somani will join ABS after having served nearly 13 years at Yahsat where he held the role of Chief Strategy Officer.
SatADSL expects to further expand into Southeast Asia with the new service offerings from ABS satellite beams.
The satellite links are operated through a dedicated antenna on ABS-3A at the ABS teleport in Lario, Northern Italy.
The collaboration focuses on providing energy ground segment facilities and flexible bandwidth allocations on ABS-2 and ABS-2A satellites, co-located at the...