online platform for entrepreneurs in 22 African Countries
Stand ZB3-A14, CABSAT, Dubai, 14 January 2018:
Today, XSAT Global announces the launch of online platform NEXT AFRICA (www.thenext.africa).
NEXT Africa provides any African-based entrepreneur with a cost-effective Internet connection (Ka-band Yahsat HTS), practical course how to accelerate the business and access to different start-ups and investors worldwide.
A partnership that started between X SAT FZE, a UAE satellite service provider and Yahsat, the UAE-based satellite operator during last year Cabsat is becoming a full-fledged reality in January 2018 after launching Al Yah 3 Satellite and providing an access to uninterrupted, high-speed internet in 22 African countries.
Gleb Larionov, X SAT FZE Managing Director, said, “Africa’s digital economy is expected to reach $315-billion by 2025. XSAT NEXT AFRICA project’s purpose is to create a vibrant community of start-ups to provide them with online access to share the knowledge of how to launch and accelerate the business. To-be-launched Al Yah 3 satellite is an ideal solution for low-cost and high-speed unlimited Internet access in Africa”.
About X SAT FZE
X SAT FZE Group (www.xsat.global) is a UAE-based company with over 15 years’ experience in the Telecommunications and IT industry.
X SAT’s mission is to provide affordable telecommunication and IT services in remote areas. Main activities include provisioning of Mobile Satellite Services (Thuraya / Inmarsat / Iridium), Fixed Satellite Services (Ku and Ka bands), SCADA, telemetry, security, IT systems design and implementation, GSM products and services for enterprises.