UAE to provide satellite internet service at field hospital in Gaza

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The UAE has announced plans to introduce high-speed satellite broadband at its field hospital in the Gaza Strip, to enable potentially life-saving medical consultations via real-time video calling.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it is working in partnership with various international and regional organisations and hospitals to introduce SpaceX’s Starlink satellite broadband at its field hospital.

The ministry highlighted the importance of reliable high-speed internet in ensuring quality medical care and reaffirmed the country's unwavering efforts to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people during the ongoing conflict. 

It also reiterated the importance of immediate, safe, sustainable and unhindered delivery of relief and humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

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