- OneWeb NEOM JV is a joint venture formed by OneWeb and NEOM in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the purpose of providing high-speed satellite connectivity to NEOM, the Kingdom, the wider Middle East, and neighboring East African states.
The signing took place during CABSAT in Dubai on May 19th, 2022, and marks Benya Group’s first satellite project. The MoU will facilitate discussions between the parties regarding the support and maintenance of telecom infrastructure throughout the Middle East and Africa.
It aims to provide fully integrated telecom networks to the network infrastructure of Benya Group’s clients.
“We are thrilled with this collaboration as OneWeb is considered the leader in satellite projects across the Middle East and Africa,” said Eng. Ahmed Mekky, Chairman and CEO of Benya Group.
“We are excited to cooperate with Benya to explore how Benya and OneWeb can work together to bring affordable connectivity to the widest possible audience in the region,” said, Laith Hamad, VP of Government, and Regulatory Engagement, OneWeb, and Board Member of OneWeb NEOM JV.
“This is another great milestone towards enabling connectivity through the state of art OneWeb LEO satellite technologies enabled by the OneWeb NEOM JV.”
Benya Group is the first Egyptian firm to collaborate in the Middle East and Africa on the concept of LEO (low Earth orbit) satellites, specifically with the OneWeb Network.
Benya provides a wide range of products, services, and digital solutions through its subsidiaries that operate in several ICT sectors.
These sectors include telecommunication services, cloud and security solutions, hyperscale data centers, manufacturing technology-based solutions, and systems integration.
Benya Group has earned a solid reputation as a major enabler of digital transformation through its existing service offerings and robust development plans to deliver a full ICT value chain.
Benya Group is positioned and acknowledged as the preferred partner for both public and private sector customers, and they remain dedicated to digitally transforming nations and organizations, ultimately improving the lives of the people they serve.
Benya Group is committed to establishing a digitally unified and intelligent Middle East and Africa Region.