Launch of Alcomsat-1: “New era with positive effects on national development”

January 9th, 2018


APS : Monday, 08 January 2018

ALGIERS- The launch of the Algerian satellite Alcomsat-1 is “a new era with positive effects on the national development,” said Monday, in Algiers, Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia.

“With the launch of the Algerian telecommunication satellite Alcomsat-1, Algeria enters a new era with other positive effects on the national development,” he affirmed in his speech in the presentation ceremony of the launch of Alcomsat-1, in the presence of members of the government, officials of the Algerian Space Agency (AZAL), TV Broadcasting Algeria (TDA) and Algerian Telecom Satellite (ATS).

He added that Alcomast-1 will “allow the country to have an efficient and secure national communication and broadcasting network, including the risks of natural disasters,” pointing out that “everyone understands the importance of an efficient and continuous information and telecommunication system for the economic and social life of a nation in an era of networks and digital exchanges.”