Asia Pacific News

Asia Pacific News

SKY Perfect JSAT, SSL Sign New Satellite Deal SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation has entered into an agreement with Space Systems/Loral (SSL) for the construction of its new communications satellite JCSAT 14, scheduled for a 2015 launch. JCSAT 14 will succeed and replace JCSAT 2A in the 154 degree east orbital position. Based on the SSL […]

By | August 1, 2013

Asia Pacific News

SpeedCast Announces Buyout of Pactel International SpeedCast has boosted its position in Asia by acquiring Pactel International, a satellite communications service provider based in Australia. Pactel provides satellite communications solutions throughout Australia and the Pacific, focusing on Internet and private networking and voice services for telecoms, large oil & gas operators, governments and multinational mining […]

By | July 1, 2013

Asia Pacific News

AsiaSat Signs Landmark Hosted Payload Deal AsiaSat and GeoMetWatch have announced a strategic partnership to host the first of six Sounding & Tracking Observatory for Regional Meteorology (STORMTM) instruments on board a new satellite planned for launch in 2016 and to be positioned at 122 degrees east. The hyperspectral data will enable meteorologists to provide […]

By | June 1, 2013

Asia Pacific News

Hughes Provides HX System 4.0 for Satellite-Based Cellular Backhaul Services in Southeast Asia Hughes Network Systems has signed an agreement with Majunusa, a Malaysian VSAT service provider, to supply an HX System 4.0 NOC (Network Operations Center) and 130 HX broadband satellite terminals. Majunusa will use the system to deliver cellular backhaul services for 2G […]

By | May 1, 2013

Asia Pacific News

Arianespace Receives Vietnamese Government Approval to Launch Third Satellite on Vega The Vietnamese Government has approved a plan to launch its first remote sensing satellite VNREDSat-1A on Arianespace’s Vega rocket from the European Guiana Space Center in South America, Deputy director of the Vietnamese Institute of Space Technology Bui Trong Tuyen confirmed the agreement. VNREDSat-1A […]

By | April 1, 2013

Asia Pacific News

Gilat Satellite Networks Deploys SkyAbis Backhaul Solution to Southeast Asian Operator Gilat Satellite Networks has signed an agreement with Huawei for the delivery of its SkyAbis cellular backhaul solution to an unnamed Southeast Asian Mobile Network Operator (MNO). Gilat will supply and install a SkyEdge 2 hub, SkyEdge 2 Pro VSATs and related services, including […]

By | March 1, 2013

Asia Pacific News

JAXA Introduces New CubeSat Launcher The Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency (JAXA) has developed the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD) to cut costs of satellite launches and has installed it on the International Space Station. The satellite deployer is designed to launch mini-satellites CubeSats from the station, using the JEM Remote […]

By | February 1, 2013

Asia Pacific

O3b Networks Extends Broadband Services to Telecom Cook Islands O3b Networks will provide Telecom Cook Islands with bandwidth for high speed Internet connectivity to four additional southern islands in the nation, as well as faster Internet to the island Mitiaro via a microwave radio link. O3b’s Medium Earth Orbit satellite constellation will supply the bandwidth and […]

By | January 1, 2013

Asia Pacific

Kudelski Sells Abilis Business to Taiwanese STB Developer Taiwanese digital set-top box (STB) developer ALi Corp. has entered into an agreement with content protection and value-added service technology company Kudelski Group to acquire its Abilis Systems Sàrl subsidiary. Abilis is a fabless semiconductor company that provides RF modulators, secure media processors and broadcast-to-IP solutions from […]

By | December 1, 2012

Asia Pacific News

Dish TV Boosts Content Offering in India Dish TV, India’s largest DTH operator, has signed a key sports content collaboration deal as it seeks to improve its content offering. Dish TV has well over 10 million subscribers in India, one of the world’s most vibrant DTH markets. Dish has announced that it is joining up […]

By | November 1, 2012

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