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"Communications Regulation": "Space Services" provide broadband Internet

The authority confirmed that it is working to diversify the technologies available to users of telecommunications services.

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The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority and the Digital Government have stated that it is working to diversify the technologies available to users of telecommunications services by issuing licenses for satellite services, which contribute to providing fixed and mobile broadband telecommunications services through satellite operators licensed by the authority, which supports stimulating competition. In the sector, innovation in service delivery.

In an official response to Emirates Today’s questions regarding the satellite Internet, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority stated that broadband Internet services are provided at the state level and in areas that are difficult to reach for fixed services through the Yahsat satellite communications company licensed by the Authority. Inmarsat, which contributes to providing telecommunications services on board ships with the aim of ensuring subscribers' access to communications and emergency services on board marine vehicles, has also been licensed, in addition to the company, Thuraya, a provider of mobile satellite services, which allows users to access communications services Animated space, regardless of their geographical location.

The authority pointed out that the Communications and Information Technology Development Fund affiliated to it represents the main arm to support space sector projects in the country, as the "Hope Probe" project and other projects that aim to exploit satellites in the service of state sectors and contribute to raising their efficiency are being sponsored.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority stressed its keenness, when studying the development of the satellite communications sector and introducing competition in it, to put the user in mind by taking into account the impact of its strategic decisions on the quality of services and prices borne by the user, stressing that it seeks to achieve its vision and goals that revolve around the interest of the state. And the well-being of users.

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