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03 October 2023

MBRSC and OQ Technology Partner to Launch Innovative Space Technologies on PHI-Demo Satellite

By E247

Technology and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) are proud to announce their strong partnership for the launch of the PHI-Demo satellite, part of the Payload Hosting Initiative (PHI). The satellite is carrying groundbreaking technologies to be tested in space for the very first time, marking a milestone achievement for both organizations.

The PHI-Demo satellite will use OQ Technology's state-of-the-art IoT communication payload, highlighting the company's leading role in IoT and 5G technology development. This cutting-edge payload aims to revolutionize the industry by providing enhanced communication capabilities to support the rapidly growing IoT market. Simultaneously, it will expedite innovation and broaden access to space technology for numerous industries worldwide.

In addition, the satellite will host a propulsion subsystem by SteamJet, an innovative solution aimed at further advancing space travel technology. By carrying these two technologies on the PHI-Demo satellite, MBRSC and OQ Technology are significantly contributing to the advancement of the global satellite and space technology sectors.

Reflecting on this new milestone, Omar Qaise, founder and CEO of OQ Technology, said: "This collaboration between OQ Technology and MBRSC demonstrates an unwavering commitment to drive innovation and develop pioneering solutions in space technology. OQ Technology's strength and leadership in IoT and 5G technology, combined with MBRSC's expertise in satellite development and long-standing track record, make this partnership a powerful force in shaping the future of space technology."
Utilizing OQ's state-of-the-art 5G technology, the IoT payload enables the storing and forwarding of data collected from various sensors, modems, and devices in remote areas, industries, and autonomous vehicles.