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Yassir Hassan

Yassir Hassan

Director, Transmission Operations, ArabSat

Yassir is a graduate of Eastern Mediterranean University, Northern Cyprus, Bachelor of Science with Honour Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering in 1995 and obtained his MBA from Leicester University, UK, in 2005. Yassir has 22 years of substantial experience in the Telecommunication field particularly in Satellite Communication worked with King Fahad City for Satellite Communication 1995 -1996 and with Baud Telecom in Saudi Arabia 1996 – 1998. Joined ARABSAT in July 1998 as Satellite Network Operations Engineer at ARABSAT Operations Centre/AOC, held the position of ARABSAT Engineering Services Centre Head during 2008 - 2010. September 2010 to date he has been holding the position of Director of Transmission Operation responsible for developing and implementing of operations plans to comply with the strategic objectives of ARABSAT in the short and long terms. Yassir has been active and contributing to Satellite Interference Initiatives, in 2012 appointed Chairman of Harmful Interference, a working group setup by the Satellite Interference Reduction Group (IRG) to combat the challenging issue of intentional interference. In early, 2014 selected to be IRG Director with focus on the future of satellite communication technology and the effects or issues of technology relating to interference. Contribute to establishing of short and medium training Plans for ARABSAT customers in collaboration with GVF to ensure the best practice in operation and maintenance of the satellite uplinks systems with the objectives of reducing significantly the number of interference incidents. In end, 2014 elected to be a member of GVF board of directors till the date.  In July-2018 assigned as the new satellite industry ETC coordinator for Crisis Connectivity Charter.



  • CABSAT is such an important place to meet people in the region and see the latest technology from around the world.
    Paul Atkinson
    Product Specialist, Canon
  • The event brings together the entire satellite, entertainment and media community in Dubai annually & we will continue to be a part of the show in future.
    Richard Carden
    Senior VP of Sales & Marketing, SpeedCast
  • Each person in at Content Marketplace and in the global community has a passion around this ‘thing’… and this thing is a piece of great CONTENT
    Ashish Sheth
    Ex-Manger Enterprise Solutions, Netflix
  • Being at CABSAT is a great opportunity to meet new and existing customers and best way to showcase our latest features and products to the Middle East and Africa markets.
  • An extremely enlightening and informative experience where all the best practices and technologies of the industry are combined into one venue.
    Nile Radio Productions
  • This is my first time exhibiting at CABSAT and it has been the best show I have ever been to. We’ve attended many shows in Europe and US and this by far is the best of them. I encourage everyone to definitely come and attend the Event.
    Senad Galijasevic
    CEO, Senna Ltd.
  • A really cool event! As a director, I have to keep myself updated on new tech & innovations in our industry and that’s why decide to visit CABSAT every year. Very impressive event and I’m definitely coming back in 2020.
    Yaser Hussein
    MD, Media House
  • I’ve always had a positive experience at CABSAT! bought some fantastic audio/video equipments in 2019 and I’m looking forward to the next edition as I’m starting my own channel and would be especially looking to buy some new digital media, audio, video & transmission products.
    Shahnawaz Ameet
    Production Manager, Awaz Television Network
  • I attend CABSAT mainly to network, no other event in the region comes close to it in terms of the scale of networking and media innovation showcase.
    Muhammad Bilal Zafar
    Publisher, Jang Group
  • Quite a busy and buzzing event! Checked out some great film-making equipment and hope to see more of them next year. Can’t wait to be back in CABSAT 2020.
    Nouman Javaid
    CEO, Nouman Javaid Films
  • We were happy to see so many different visitors from around the world at the show. We generated a lot of leads and if we close one partnership it justifies our participation
    Jean-Michel Seigneur
    MD, Vectracom

Don't miss out

26 – 28 October 2020  |  Dubai World Trade Centre

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Registrations Sponsor

  • Arabsat


Supporting Partners

  • Dubai Studio City
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Contentscape Strategic Partner

  • mena.tv

Esports Congress In-cooperation with

  • ESME

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  • AMT

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Official Media Partners

  • BroadcastPro
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Supporting Associations

  • GVF
  • IABM
  • WTA
  • ASBU

Official Publication

  • Digital Studio

Official Airline Partner

  • Emirates

Official Publisher

  • ITP Customer Publishing


Official Courier Handler

  • DHL


Official Travel Partner

  • Alpha Destination Management


Organised By

  • DWTC