Middle East teleports rank among world's best

JMC and Samacom also in top earning independent teleport rankings.
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Middle East satellite teleports Jordan Media City (JMC) and du’s Samacom facility in Dubai, are among the top 20 highest earning independent operators, according to the World Teleport Association’s (WTA) latest rankings.

Samacom was named the twelfth largest grossing independent operator with JMC nineteenth, which was also named the sixth fastest growing teleport globally.

The Amman-based facility experienced a growth of 50.62 percent according to the figures from WTA.

A number of other operators serving the Middle East also fared well. Cyprus-based Europe Media Port, which has coverage C-band coverage across the Middle East was named the fastest growing teleport in the world (by revenue).

Luxembourg’s SES was crowned the number one operator globally. SES is a partner in Abu Dhabi’s YahLive satellite operator.

Stratos Global was named the top independent teleport.

World Teleport Association top operator rankings:

1. SES (Luxembourg)
2. Intelsat (Bermuda)
3. Eutelsat (France)
4. Telesat (Canada)
5. Stratos Global (USA)
6. GlobeCast (France)
7. Echostar Satellite Services Corp. (USA)
8. Arqiva Satellite & Media (UK)
9. Telespazio (Italy)
10. CapRock Communications (USA)

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