Yahsat signs fourth service partner in Pakistan

YahClick has been connecting individuals and businesses across both urban and rural areas in Pakistan since 2015.

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Yahsat signs fourth service partner in Pakistan (L-R)Khalid Al Zarooni, Account Manager – Asia, Yahsat;David Murphy, CCO, Yahsat;Najat Abdulrahman, Executive Director – Business Development, Yahsat; Masood M. Sharif Mahmood, CEO, Yahsat; Hussain Raza, GM Pak Datacom Limited; Adnan Mehdi, Manager Sales & Marketing, Pak Datacom Limited; Sajid Mangrio, Regional Director – Asia, Yahsat; Shahzad Afzal, Country Manager – Pakistan, Yahsat
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  August 11, 2016

UAE-based satellite operator, Yahsat, has announced it has signed an agreement with service partner, Pak Datacom, to provide its satellite broadband service, YahClick, to more users across Pakistan.

The partnership with Pak Datacom, is set to further facilitate the provision of high-speed connectivity to niche segments, of the country, which are currently underserved by traditional terrestrial and VSAT based satellite services.

YahClick aims to ensure its customers, including government, military and enterprise customers, have access to high-speed Internet for activities including back-up links, surveillance, and connectivity. YahClick offerings are also supplemented with in-country technical, operational and customer care from Pak Datacom.

David Murphy, chief commercial officer, Yahsat, said: "With every regional partnership, we have renewed our commitment of bringing state-of-the-art satellite communications to countries across the Middle East, Africa Central and South West Asia region."

"As a home-grown company that started less than ten years ago, we are now at the cutting edge of the UAE's space ambitions, with a sophisticated multi-purpose satellite system and related ground infrastructure in place. We continue to increase our foothold with new service partnerships and look forward to working with Pak Datacom. This is our fourth service partnership in Pakistan, where we see a number of growth opportunities specifically with government-led countrywide projects," added Murphy.

Syed Hussain Raza, general manager, marketing, Pak Datacom Limited added: "We feel proud to add a new exciting product in our product line, venturing with Yahsat has opened new industries in Pakistan to work with and an opportunity to increase our revenue stream. With our strong penetration in Government and Enterprise sector, Yahsat will help Pak Datacom Limited to do wonders in the business with complete customer satisfaction offering them all what they require under one roof. We hope to enjoy this new business relationship to the maximum of its strength."

Since its launch in Pakistan, in 2015, YahClick has been connecting individuals and businesses across both urban and rural areas.

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