Satellite Communications

PIF launches Neo Space Group (NSG) to boost Saudi Arabia’s satellite and space industries

RIYADH, 27 May 2024 – PIF today announced the establishment of the Neo Space Group (NSG), a wholly owned PIF company that will become a national champion in the satellite and space sector. NSG will enhance the space and satellite…

Innovating Connectivity: OQ Technologies’ 5G Satellite IoT Solutions Revolutionizing Industries

In this exclusive interview, we speak with Omar Qaise, the visionary founder and CEO of OQ Technology. We explore the groundbreaking advancements of OQ Technologies in providing standardized 5G Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) connectivity globally, including their unique approach to satellite-based…

Emerging Trends in Satellite Technology: A GCC Perspective

On December 14, 2023, the “Emerging Trends in Satellite Technology: A GCC Perspective” webinar illuminated the advancements shaping the satellite industry in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. The event delved into topics such as high-throughput satellites, miniaturization, and the…

Some Investment Figures in the Saudi Space Industry

Saudi Arabia’s space aspirations are not just ambitions articulated through words; they are substantiated with significant financial commitments. Here’s a closer look at the figures underscoring the nation’s space drive

Interplay Between Space and Oil Industries: A Deep Dive into Global Innovations with Emphasis on Saudi Arabia

The nexus between the space and oil industries illuminates the fascinating adaptability of technology. What was once conceptualized for navigating the mysteries of the cosmos has found its way into the depths of the Earth, aiding the oil and gas…

Revolutionizing Earth Observation: An Interview with Joe Latrell, CEO of Quub.Space

An interview with Joe Latrell, the CEO of, a pioneering data company that leverages satellite technology to collect and transform data into valuable information for its customers

Satellite Industry in the GCC

Satellite Industry in the GCC Region

Resource-pooling key for GCC to make headway in the commercial satellite sector

A Joint GCC Space Agency would enable R&D consolidation, cost sharing, independence from the global space community, and creation of a SpaceTech fund and accelerator Outer space will eventually be governed by the same geopolitical policies that exist here on…