Azercosmos Signs Partnership Deal With Kenya’s Space Engineering Company

Azercosmos Signs Partnership Deal With Kenya's Space Engineering Company

Azerbaijan’s satellite operator Azercosmos has signed a partnership agreement with Kenya-based Space Engineering, which provides telecommunication and Internet services in the African region.

According to this agreement, Mwangaza TV and Radio will be broadcast in the Republic of Kenya with the use of the Space Engineering provider via Azerspace-1 satellite.

With an audience of around 50 million viewers and listeners, Mwangaza TV airs daily news and socio-economic programs in the English language.

Within the framework of the agreement, Space Engineering also offers data services to its customers in the East African region via the Azerspace-1 satellite.

“We are confident that this partnership with East Africa’s leading satellite service provider, Space Engineering, will be mutually beneficial. This agreement serves as an indication of our desire to provide highly reliable satellite services to the people of the African region, especially the Kenyan population,” said Mark Guthrie, Chief Commercial Officer at Azercosmos.

“We are pleased to serve our customers through Azercosmos’ Azerspace-1 satellite, which provides affordable satellite services. Efficient satellite solutions of Azerspace-1 will provide reliable services to our clients,” said Martin Kivuva, Director of Space Engineering.

© Space in Africa 2020

All rights reserved. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other forms of electronic retrieval system.


New Report: The 2020 Edition of African Space Industry Annual Report is now available. It presents data and analyses on projects, deals, partnership and investments across the continent. It also provides analyses on the growing demand for space technologies and data on the continent, the business opportunities it offers and the necessary regulatory environment in the various countries.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.