YahClick & Zodsat announce long-term partnership agreement

YahClick & Zodsat announce long-term partnership agreement


Abu Dhabi, 15 May 2019:YahClick,the leading satellite broadband service from UAE-based global satellite operator Yahsat and its partner Hughes Network Systemshas announced the start of a strategic partnership with Zodsat, a market-leading teleport, satellite, and terrestrial network operator in ZimbabweUnder the agreement, Zodsat is committed to capacity on Yahsat’s Ka-band Al Yah 3 satellite that was launched 2018.  The announcement comes ahead of the Smart Agriculture Conference that will be held on May 16that the Chaminuka Agriculture Technical College in Harare where Zodsat will be delivering a keynote speech.


The arrangement is aimed at providing Zodsat’s customers in Zimbabwe with a tightly integrated offering and a tailor-made solution to accommodate changing demands and trends of the market.


The addition of Ka-band HTS satellite services to Zodsat's portfolio reinforces Zodsat positioning as a market-leader providing hybrid solutions and using relevant technology driven by customer demand.


Arnold Chimambo, CEO at Zodsat, said, “This addition to our portfolio builds on our strong and growing relationship with satellite operators. This further extends our infrastructure and network operations, enabling the delivery of reliable, protected and secure communications to our strategic customers”.


Farhad Khan, YahClick’s Chief Executive Officer said, "We are delighted to be partnering with Zodsat as a long-term client. This agreement is yet another example of YahClick’s growth strategy, which was further enabled by the launch of our third satellite last year, adding 19 new markets to our existing footprint in Africa. We are thrilled Zodsat believes in our cutting edge connectivity solutions, team’s capabilities and our commitment to the delivery of customised, bespoke services.”  

As part of the agreement Zodsat will have access to YahClick’s latest VNO services. Commenting on this, Khan added, “Having full control and management over their own capacity, delivers flexibility while providing them with high-speed and economical Ka-band capacity. In addition, Zodsat will be supported by our high-level technical team to offer far-reaching broadband coverage across Zimbabwe.”


The benefits of YahClick’s VNO services are expansive and include; the ability for Zodsat to leverage high-speed and economical capacity of YahClick’s network; full control and management of their allotted capacity and, the ability to commission, control and monitor their own remote sites, while designing and configuring their end-to-end IP network. 



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YahClick (powered By Hughes)


YahClick (powered by Hughes) provides commercial Ka-band satellite broadband solutions to unserved and underserved communities across the Middle East, Africa, Central and South West Asia. YahClick (powered by Hughes) aims to unlock the socio-economic potential of the communities it serves by bringing the benefits of digital inclusion through its cost-effective and high-performance broadband solutions. Delivered through the latest generation of High Throughput Satellites (HTS), the service uses the efficiencies provided by the reusable ka-band satellite frequency and is powered by multi-spot beam technology to make satellite broadband affordable and dependable in areas where there is limited to no terrestrial infrastructure.


YahClick (powered by Hughes) is a Joint Venture by Yahsat, a leading global satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company, and Hughes Network Systems (HUGHES), a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS). 


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Ismail Dawwas



About Zodsat


ZODSAT (PRIVATE) LIMITED emerged out of the vision to develop better solutions for communities along with ways in which the company could assist people do business. With its Parent Company ZODSAT Global Limited UK, which is based in London, the company can forge contacts and build relationships on a global scale.


With its core business in providing VSAT broadband and connectivity solutions in remote, unserved and underserved areas across Africa, ZODSAT will also be heavily involved in Satellite Backhauling and Enterprise Solutions.


A good step in breaking down the digital divide in Sub Sahara Africa where Internet connectivity is an essential service, ZODSAT provides solutions in agriculture, mining and tourism. ZODSAT believes that through its services and partners, it will also transcend barriers in education, e-Learning and e-Health for Governments using satellite technologies with endless possibilities.


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Arnold Chimambo


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