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SITA FOR AIRCRAFT and TAQNIA SPACE
SITA FOR AIRCRAFT and TAQNIA SPACE

SITA FOR AIRCRAFT and TAQNIA SPACE

We have worked with Saudi company TAQNIA SPACE as connected aircraft service consultant and technology supplier, leveraging our significant expertise.

Partner
TAQNIA SPACE

Market
Airlines

Country
Saudi Arabia

Products/Services Engaged

TAQNIA SPACE is a subsidiary of the Saudi Technology Development and Investment Company (TAQNIA) established in 2011 by royal decree to localize technology in Saudi Arabia and commercialize outputs of R&D centers.

The company is a leader in the provision of mobile and fixed SATCOM and geospatial services as well as satellite manufacturing.

In 2017, TAQNIA SPACE introduced its “Next-generation global AERO connectivity service” to allow, for the first time, passengers flying over the Middle East, Northern Africa and Europe to experience broadband speed exceeding 50 Mbps.

At the same time, TAQNIA SPACE appointed SITA FOR AIRCRAFT as its connected aircraft service consultant and technology supplier, leveraging our significant inflight connectivity (IFC) expertise to enable the Saudi company to bring its UON offer to airlines.

In this new role and way of working, SITA FOR AIRCRAFT has supported the development of TAQNIA SPACE’s-own unique UON solutions line, by drawing on SITA FOR AIRCRAFT’s leading inflight internet and mobile connectivity technologies.

SITA FOR AIRCRAFT is also responsible for supporting the ongoing management of services and infrastructure involved in the delivery of TAQNIA SPACE’s UON solutions, which have been deployed across both Ku- and Ka-band high-throughput satellite connectivity.

In its consultative role, SITA FOR AIRCRAFT has supported the development of TAQNIA SPACE’s 3.5G inflight mobile service for passengers. For TAQNIA SPACE’s internet solution, meanwhile, SITA FOR AIRCRAFT is expertly integrating live TV as a specific UON portal feature.

Find out more about Taqnia Space by visiting the organization’s website.