From the Newsroom
São Paulo – The satellite-based internet provider Yahsat, a multinational company based in the UAE, is looking to broaden its client base in Brazil’s Northeast through promotional plans. A newcomer to Brazil, it already spans 16 states. It’s planning to get to 21 states and 1,000 cities by May.
Subscribers to 6 and 12 MB plans paying BRL 119.90 and BRL 169.90 for a 12-month period will get double speed throughout their contracts. The promotion is available for the states of Pernambuco, Alagoas, Rio Grande do Norte, Ceará and Paraíba.
The plans are available for households and small and medium-sized businesses. Yahsat will install a 75-cm diameter antenna and a WiFi modem free of charge. To purchase a plan from or find out more, go to the Yahsat website or call customer service at 0800 810 1020.
An arm of Mubadala Investment Company, Yahsat is the first company in the Middle East and Africa to offer Ka-band satellite-based internet services.
The operator is active in 800-plus cities throughout São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Rondônia, Goiás, Maranhão, Alagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraná, Paraíba, Mato Grosso, Ceará, Piauí, Pará and Amazonas. It has invested over USD 200 million in Brazil so far.
Translated by Gabriel Pomerancblum