Egypt's Nilesat receives ISO certificate for quality management

Ahram Online , Tuesday 28 Nov 2023

France-based certification company Bureau Veritas awarded Egyptian Satellite Company (Nilesat) the ISO 9001:2015 certificate for quality management systems, according to a statement on Tuesday.

Nilesat 301, manufactured by Thales Alenia Space, is scheduled to be launched by the Space X Falcon 9 rocket on 8 June at 11:03 pm Cairo Local Time. Photo courtesy of Thales Group


Bureau Veritas affirmed that Nilesat complies with the requirements of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

The latest certification is the result of the company’s efforts to modernize and develop its technical and administrative capabilities, said Nilesat Chairman and CEO Sameh Katta.

The acknowledgment arrives several months following the company's acquisition of the tier four World Teleport Association certificate, the association’s highest classification of service quality.

Nilesat was established in 1996 and is owned primarily by the Egyptian Radio and Television Union. It is responsible for operating multiple satellites and hosts 1,091 video channels.

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