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   Facts About Nilesat

    The Egyptian satellite Co. Nilesat was established in 1996, for the purpose of operating satellites and their associated ground control station and uplinking facilities.

   Owners and Shares

Organization %
Egyptian Radio & Television Union (ERTU) 40
The Egyptian Company For Investment Projects (ECIP) 9
Arabian Organization Of Industrialization (AOI) 10
The National Bank of Egypt (NBE) 7.5
Cairo Bank (BDC) 7.5
Public Share Holders 14.2
National Investment Bank 7.6
Others 4.2
Total 100


The Licensed Capital: 500 million US$
The Issued Capital: 170 million US$


Membership of the Board representation:
ERTU  5 members
ECIP      1 members
AOI 1 member
NBE 1 member
BDC 1 member
Public & Others 2 members
Total 11 members

   Satellites In Orbit
    Nilesat 101 in orbit since April 1998 and in service since June 1998. Nilesat 102 in orbit since August 2000 and in service since September 2000
    Digital DTH TV and Radio Broadcasting, Multimedia services, Data Broadcasting services, Newsgathering.

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