Mr. Sameh Sobhy, Vice President of MENA, PCCW Global, said, “We are excited by this initiative which will allow us to explore mutually beneficial business opportunities between ourselves and Nilesat. Nilesat has strong presence in video distribution leveraging many TV channels across the MENA region. And now, Nilesat will be able to expand its coverage into other parts of Africa and Middle East via PCCW Global’s specialized TV network reach. PCCW Global will also be able to utilize the Nilesat satellite fleet to deliver Asian TV channels into the Middle East region.”

Mr. Hamdy Monir, Chief Technical Officer of Nilesat, said, “As we increase our collaboration with PCCW Global, we are excited by the opportunities created to deliver new international TV channels to the MENA region, as well as extending our own reach beyond region. Regional users will also benefit from the availability of a variety of accelerated and diversified media formats.”