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Yahsat signs fourth strategic partner in Pakistan

Service Partnership agreement signed with Pak Datacom Limited for YahClick service

06 June 2016
Yahsat signs fourth strategic partner in Pakistan

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Yahsat, the UAE-based satellite operator, today announced that it has signed an agreement with a new service partner, Pak Datacom Limited, to provide its satellite broadband service, YahClick, to more users across Pakistan.

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

Customers including government, military and enterprise customers, require dependable service and rapid deployment, which is ensured through YahClick. Users have access to high-speed internet for activities including backup links, surveillance, and connectivity. YahClick offerings are also supplemented with in-country technical, operational and customer care from Pak Datacom Limited. 

Pak Datacom Limited, one of the largest data network operators in Pakistan, covering over 55 cities across the country, specializes in providing end-to-end data communication solutions through application of optical fiber, radio and satellite technologies. The company caters to multiple sectors including finance, telecommunications, aviation, and energy.

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,” he added.

Syed Hussain Raza, General Manager – Marketing, Pak Datacom Limited said, “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”

Tailored YahClick solutions, from Pak Datacom Limited available across Pakistan from June 2015, will enable users to have instantaneous access to global market intelligence, improve data management and communicate effectively.