Arabsat sponsors and participates in 13th session of Gulf Radio and TV Festival

March 27, 2014 10:41 am

Arab Satellite Communications Organization (Arabsat) participates in the Gulf Radio & TV Festival in its 13th session, during the period of March 25th – 27th, 2014 in Manama – Kingdom of Bahrain, Arabsat will also showcase its new satellites in that great event.

Eng. Khalid bin Ahmed Balkheyour President & CEO of Arabsat said, “Arabsat is always keen to sponsor and participate in various media events in the Arab world. Arabsat will be showcasing its new state-of–art satellite Badr – 7,which is considered a breakthrough in Arabsat satellites that combines between satellite TV broadcasting services and satellite communications services.Badr-7 is expected to be launched next year on Arabsat exclusive Hot Spot 26° East to cover the Middle East and Central Asia.”

Balkheyour added, “The manufacturing and launching RFP of Arabsat four new satellites, has been already posed in an international tender in the market, two of them on Arabsat orbital positions, and the other two on Hellas-Sat orbital position, whose majority stake were acquired by Arabsat last year. These satellites will enhance and extend Arabsat coverage to include Europe, the Middle East and Africa.”

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