• YahClick, the leader in broadband satellite internet services, enters Ivory Coast
• YahClick provides customers with access to a reliable, high-performance, low-cost broadband internet connection
• Yahsat has appointed CEE-NET Technologies and its official partner in Côte d’Ivoire
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, September 25, 2018: YahClick, Yahsat’s satellite broadband service, an operator based in the United Arab Emirates, was officially launched in Côte d’Ivoire at a press conference in Abidjan, Tunisia. economic capital of the country. The company also announced its partnership with the CEE-NET Technologies Internet and Connectivity provider.
This Ka-band satellite broadband service aims to improve Internet penetration in the country, which has been extremely low so far. According to the most recent figures from 2016, the country’s Internet penetration in the total population is 27% *. According to several reports, only 2% of households in rural areas have access to the Internet and 16% in urban areas **.
Thanks to the High Throughput Satellite (HTS) satellite beam technology that powers the Ka-band, YahClick offers reliable, low-cost broadband service using small antennas.
This reduces the cost of installing the satellite infrastructure, since this financial aspect has always been a major obstacle. The launch of YahClick in Côte d’Ivoire promises to increase the country’s telecommunication capacity and fully realize its social and economic potential.
“Our decision to launch YahClick in Côte d’Ivoire is a response to connectivity needs in African markets by providing high-speed satellite services to businesses and communities. Said Farhad Khan, commercial director of Yahsat. “YahClick is today the leading provider of broadband satellite internet in Africa due to its broad coverage, proven reliability, local know-how, and top-notch customer service provided by our partner -NET here in Ivory Coast, “he said.
This launch in Côte d’Ivoire comes after those that took place in Ghana, DRC earlier this month and a few days before the launch in Cameroon.
“Our goal is to help reduce the barriers to the full growth of the Ivorian economy by providing reliable connectivity,” said Michael Morris, CEO of CEE-NET Technologies. “By offering YahClick, we are connecting business, government agencies and remote areas of the country with reliable, affordable broadband Internet. ” he added.
Yahsat launched its flagship service, YahClick, in Africa in 2012. It was the first satellite operator to introduce Ka-band HTS satellite broadband technology to the continent via Yahsat’s Al Yah 2 satellite. Following the successful launch earlier in 2018 and the recent commercial availability of the company’s third satellite, YahClick’s Al Yah 3, has expanded to 19 additional markets in Africa, including the DRC. .
The expansion is part of Yahsat’s commitment to providing affordable, reliable and broadband Internet connectivity in unserved or underserved areas of the world.
Yahsat provides versatile (public and commercial) satellite solutions for broadband internet, broadcast, government and security services and other communications facilities across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, as well as Central Asia and Southwest Asia. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and fully owned by the Abu Dhabi Government Investment Fund Mubadala Investment Company, Yahsat is the first company in the Middle East and Africa to have ever offered Ka satellite services -band multifunctional, and is declined as follows:
• YahClick – offering high speed satellite internet for businesses and individuals (home)
• YahService – offering managed solutions and capabilities strictly for government and security use
• YahLink – offering IP Trucking, enterprise private network (VPN) solutions, and dedicated links
• YahLat – a joint venture between Yahsat and SES, offers quality services to broadcasters in the Middle East and North Africa, offering a wide range of TV channels
Yahsat’s first satellite, Al Yah 1 (AY1), was successfully launched in April 2011, and the company’s second satellite, Al Yah 2 (AY2), was successfully launched the following year. With its third satellite, Al Yah 3 (AY3), launched on January 25, 2018, commercial Ka-band coverage was extended to 20 additional markets, reaching 60% of the African population and more than 95% of Brazil’s population, marking the company’s entry into the Brazilian market. For more information,
please visit: www.Yahsat.ae
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