* Yahsat and EMC - MEA
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PrJsc (Yahsat), the UAE's first nationally-owned satellite communications company, today signed a contract worth approximately 400 million AED contract with Emerging Markets Communications, Inc. (EMC), operator of one of the largest teleports facilities in the world.
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