04 - 2017
Gazprom Space Systems, Russian Satellite Operator and HorizonSat (United Arab Emirates), a leading satellite services provider, concluded contract for Yamal-402 satellite capacity use.
The parties agreed on that at CABSAT 2017 in Dubai recently.
The capacity leased by HorizonSat will be applied for providing Internet connectivity in the countries of Central and Eastern Africa (Congo DRC, CAR, Kenya, Tanzania and other countries).
Southern Beam of Yamal-402 satellite has a good coverage of this region and cross-strap with European Beam allows using HorizonSat teleport in Munich connected to high-speed Internet backbones.