Al Yah Satellite Communications Company today announced a group-wide partnership with Ericsson to provide private network, data and internet connectivity services across the oil and gas, mining and ports industries. The integrated solution provides secure, reliable and low-latency local connectivity to deploy Industry 4.0 use cases on a single network while ensuring that sensitive data remains on-site.
Yahsat and Ericsson will offer integrated solutions focused on critical connectivity to address industry challenges, including the lack of network separation for communications, high running costs, and data speed and coverage limitations. Under this agreement both parties will co-market and expand their sales of several important applications such as remote sensing, video surveillance, UAVs and drones, geo-positioning, backhaul solutions for offshore oil rig sites, and general data connectivity. The solutions offered will play a vital role in completing the technology and connectivity ecosystem needed for automation and IoT adoption in these industries.
The partnership leverages Ericsson’s telecommunications and technology leadership position for these critical industries which often operate in remote locations. Yahsat and Ericsson will further expand their private network presence across the region and provide value-adding services to existing and prospective customers.