Eutelsat Group and YahClick, the data solutions? arm of Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PJSC (Yahsat) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), enabling YahClick to leverage capacity on Eutelsat?s geostationary satellite, EUTELSAT KONNECT. The collaboration between the two leading satellite operators is in line with Yahsat?s efforts to elevate its offerings and drive growth across its satellite broadband footprint in Africa to provide enhanced services and expand into new markets in Africa and beyond.

As part of the agreement. Yahsat will enjoy exclusive rights to Eutelsat?s KONNECT capacity over Ethiopia, one of the fastest-growing African markets. In service since November 2020, EUTELSAT KONNECT is a high throughput satellite delivering significant resources for broadband services with 75 Gbps of capacity across a network of 65 spotbeams. Originally covering Europe and Africa, the satellite?s entire capacity is being progressively transferred to provide dedicated African coverage.