Al Yah 2 (Yahsat 1B, Y1B) at 47.5° East
|Manufacturer:||Thales Alenia Space|
|Launch vehicle:||Proton M/Breeze|
|Expected lifetime:||15+ Years|
Al Yah 2 (Yahsat 1B, Y1B) satellite was launched on April 24th, 2012 on a Proton M/Briz launcher operated by launch operator ILS from their Baikonoiur Cosmodrome launch site in Kazachstan.
The satellite was built by Thales Alenia Space and offers YahClick services, providing high-performance satellite broadband for homes and businesses in the Middle-East, Africa, Central- and South-West Asia. Its broadband coverage extends throughout rural and remote areas.