The results of Gazprom Space Systems’ participation in CABSAT 2017

27 March 2017

CABSAT 2017 - the largest exhibition for telecommunication and broadcasting services and technologies in the Middle Eastern and African regions – has come to an end in Dubai.

The African and the Middle Eastern markets are very important for the business of Gazprom Space Systems: almost half of foreign currency earnings comes from the companies providing satellite services in these regions.

Gazprom Space Systems has introduced the capabilities of Yamal satellites orbital fleet to arrange communication channels of different types, provide broadcasting services, broadband Internet, etc.

There were signed new agreements on providing Yamal-402 satellite capacity services for arrangement of services in Sub-Saharan African nations (in particular, for provision of Internet access for village schools), as well as for SNG services and occasional use.

There were agreements prolonged with the number of Middle East providers (Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia).

There were made deals for expansion of Yamal-401 and Yamal-300K satellite capacity usage by the companies providing avionics and maritime services.

Gazprom Space Systems delegation, led by Director General Dmitry Sevastiyanov, has hold about 40 meetings. The successful performance at the show let Gazprom Space Systems strengthen its position at the Middle-Eastern and African markets, and push up satellite capacity sales.

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