YahClick announces expansion of its business satellite broadband solutions to Nigeria, Zambia, DRC and East Africa
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PJSC (“Yahsat“Its subsidiaries, “the group” listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange “ADX”Under SYMBOL: YAHSAT, IS IN: AEA007501017), the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider, announced that its Data Solutions subsidiary, YahClick, has entered into a partnership with iSat Africa Ltd FZC to expand its enterprise solutions business in Nigeria, Zambia, DRC and in East Africa.
The new partnership will support iSAT Africa, a pan-African network operator present in 12 markets, to provide connectivity solutions for mobile cellular link services (CBH), business applications, supervisory control and data acquisition systems. (SCADA), as well as connectivity. to remote locations, including mines. Connectivity solutions will be delivered over the Ka-band capacity of YahClick’s High Speed Satellite (HTS) to provide high speed broadband solutions, with service plans up to 100 Megabits per second (Mbps), reaching and serving remote locations.
Farhad Khan, CEO of YahClick noted, “This partnership with iSAT Africa is another step in our plans for growth and expansion across Africa. With our existing strong presence in these countries, our partnership with iSAT Africa will enhance our reach in unserved and underserved markets. We look forward to enabling greater connectivity for people and businesses across Africa in the coming months. ”
Covering several key African markets, this partnership further underscores Yahsat’s commitment to deliver rich solutions where capacity and connectivity are a key factor. The revenues of fixed satellite data services in Africa are expected to grow at an average rate of 15.8% per year between 2020 and 2029. The link with iSat Africa also highlights the huge opportunity that the growth of HTS capacity will have on the sub-Saharan African market, especially when it comes to unlocking high demand flexibility in applications such as Backhaul or Community WiFi.
Rakesh Kukreja, Managing Director of iSAT Africa added, “The new partnership with YahClick will bring significant improvement in services to our customers in these markets with business operations in remote areas. iSAT Africa will equip them with advanced and reliable technical capacities. Rural cellular backhaul will enhance the connectivity proposition for major mobile network operators (MNOs) in these countries, thereby bringing connectivity to the unconnected and bridging the digital divide in Africa. While embracing the new standard after COVID era, our connectivity solutions will enable branch office connectivity and communications, data collection, redundancy and disaster recovery solutions for our customers in Nigeria, DRC, Africa of the East and Zambia. Referenced solutions and other vital tasks will now become easier, more efficient and more reliable through this partnership.