March 11, 2024
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Arabsat & Aldoria

[Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – March 12, 2024]: Arabsat, the leading satellite operator in the Arab world, and Aldoria, apioneering space situational awareness company, announced at LEAP 2024, the world's most attended tech event(Saudi Arabia), the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on enhancing space safety andsecurity.

This MoU is one of the fruitful outcomes of the 1st Space Debris Conference in Saudi Arabia held in Riyadh on February11-12 and organized by the Saudi Space Agency. The Agency, represented by its Sector Head of Space Services,Eng. Kamal Alharbi, is fostering the development of the space economy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and supportsthe development of capacity and know-how in space situational awareness for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and theMiddle East.

Arabsat, a global leader in satellite operations and the foremost provider of satellite services in the Arab world, excelsin delivering a comprehensive range of solutions. From full spectrum TV and radio broadcasting to telecommunications,broadband, advanced data transmission networks, and a variety of satellite ecosystem services, Arabsat offers aseamless integration of multi-channel communication services. Additionally, they provide internet services tailored to theneeds of government and commercial entities across the MENA region.

This MoU sets the stage for expanded collaboration on key strategic initiatives and potential ventures. Under thisagreement, Aldoria would provide its advanced space solution to Arabsat and its member countries, enhancing theircapabilities in safeguarding space assets. Furthermore, the partnership includes plans for the establishment of one ofAldoria's sensor systems in an Arabsat member country, further strengthening space security measures in the region.

“We are particularly enthusiastic about harnessing Aldoria's advanced solution, given their proven track record ofproviding offerings to renowned satellite operators. This partnership reinforces our capability to uphold service deliveryto our customers worldwide.” asserted Alhamedi Alanezi, CEO & President of Arabsat.

Romain Lucken, CEO of Aldoria added “The leadership shown by Saudi Arabia and the broader MENA region inprioritizing space safety and sustainability is remarkable. We take pride in consistently delivering our services toleading providers globally, affirming the strong market demand and our dedication to supporting industry leaders.”