• Successful on-time delivery of Thales systems on all five sections of the three lines of the newly launched and fully operational Doha Metro
• The first of its kind in Qatar, the new lines are equipped with Thales’ advanced signalling & train control technology, comprehensive integrated communications and supervision package, as well as a state-of-the-art ticketing solution.
• Thales was part of a consortium that delivered the systems package for the Doha Metro, with partners Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.; Mitsubishi Corporation; Hitachi, Ltd.; and Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd.
Cannes, January 17, 2020 – The all-electric EUTELSAT KONNECT telecommunications satellite has been successfully launched by Arianespace from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana (South America). EUTELSAT KONNECT was built by Thales Alenia Space, acting as prime contractor for Eutelsat Communications. From geostationary orbit, this satellite will provide large-scale coverage of high-speed Internet markets across Africa and Europe.