ProtoStar CEO Sees Promise in Asia-Pacific DTH Markets

By | October 28, 2008 | Broadcasting, ST Briefs

[Satellite Today 10-28-08] ProtoStar already has sold a “significant amount” of capacity on its ProtoStar 1 satellite and expects to be profitable within the next few years, CEO Philip Father said.
    “We had pre-sold a significant amount of capacity at launch with anchor customers such as DishTV/Agrani, PlanetSky and SingTel,” Father told Satellite News. “We have also sold a significant amount of capacity since the launch. In terms of reaching industry metrics of 60 percent to 70 percent utilization, we will reach that in 18 to 30 months.”

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