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Free Satellite Internet “Soon”

By John Lee. Plans are reportedly progressing to launch a free ka-band satellite broadband service in Iraq in the second quarter of 2018. UK-based Quika promises the world’s first entirely free high-speed satellite internet for consumers in developing countries. Its free plan will be funded by paid-for services for enterprises and internet providers. According to […]

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Talia acquires Northport Teleport in Iraqi Kurdistan

UK-based Talia Limited has announced the acquisition of Northport, a licensed broadcast teleport operator in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The company said that, as it looks to continue expansion within the country and support of existing broadcast customers, the acquisition of Northport represents a commitment to its ongoing presence within the region. With Talia’s […]

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Speedcast Awarded VSAT License in Iraq

Speedcast International Limited has announced it has been awarded a VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) license to operate in Iraq through its locally-licensed entity, prompting the completion of a new systems integration project providing managed network services for an international oilfield services group in the country. The VSAT license is a strict new requirement as […]

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New Internet Service for Iraqi Oil & Gas Companies

Global satcom specialist Marlink, based in France, UK-based service integrator Defaultroute and Iraqi Internet service provider Abr Al Manara have announed that they have joined forces to deliver a groundbreaking hybrid digital connectivity service resulting in a multi-million US dollar contract for a major Iraqi oil and gas company. Overcoming the challenges of poor terrestrial […]

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UltiSat wins Satcom Contract with SOS Int’l

UltiSat has been awarded a contract by SOS International (SOSi) to provide an integrated and managed satellite communications network solution in Taji, Iraq. SOSi is a provider of logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to clients in the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities. UltiSat is tasked to deploy, operate, and maintain […]

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BIC Welcomes Meosat

The Basra Industrial Community (BIC) has welcomed MEOSAT as a new resident company. Residents of BIC now have access to the fastest, most secure and most stable high-speed satelite internet in southern Iraq. MEOSAT is the only active authorized distributor of O3B in Iraq and has just completed testing. O3B provides high-speed internet via a system […]

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NYNEX Extends Broadband Coverage

NYNEX satellite OHG, a leading VSAT systems operator and integrator, has grown its capacity contract with Avanti Communications to extend satellite broadband coverage across Iraq and Syria. Following the successful deployment to Afghanistan and Libya over the last two years via Avanti’s HYLAS 2 satellite, the latest contract extension will enable NYNEX to target professional […]

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Iraq May Use Azerspace Services

The Iraqi State Minister for Provinces’ Affairs, Torurhan Mudhir Hassan al-Mufti, has reportedly said that Iraq is interested in using the services of Azerbaijan’s Azerspace satellite. APA quotes the Minister as saying: “Our country is … interested in Azerbaijan’s ICT projects. For example, Iraq is developing [a] project [to launch a] national satellite. However, this […]

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Ministry to Buy Satellite Telecommunications Devices

The Iraqi Meteorological Organization and Seismology has signed a contract with a company affiliated with the Ministry of Industry to buy satellite telecommunications devices, the Ministry of Transportation said on Sunday. According to a ministry statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency, “The contract was signed with al-Salam Company of the Industry Ministry,” The devices […]

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