Asia-Pacific Market Presses On Despite Economic Clouds
The majority of the satellite communications sector has maintained that the business is recession-resistant, and that seems to be holding true to date. But some concerns are beginning to be raised that not even the communications market can remain completely unscathed if the global economy remains sluggish for several months or even another year...More»
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APT Satellite To Look at Middle East and Africa?
APT Satellite hopes to become more of an international force across Asia. Yu Yong, APT Satellite’s vice president admitted that the company could even look to possibly even attack markets outside of Asia. The international strategy will be linked to the replacement of the Telstar 10 satellite, which APT Satellite recently acquired the leasehold of the interest back from Telesat ...More»
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Gilat Selected to Build Broadband Networks in Papua New Guinea
Telikom PNG, a government-owned telecommunications operator serving Papua New Guinea, has selected Gilat Satellite Networks’ SkyEdge and SkyEdge 2 platforms to provide a broadband satellite communications network covering hundreds of sites, Gilat announced ...More»
SS/L to Build Two New Satellites for Intelsat
Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) was awarded a contract to provide two new satellites to Intelsat, SS/L announced. The two FSS satellites, Intelsat-19 and Intelsat-20, aim to provide a surplus of capacity in order to provide services for broadband, video and voice applications ...More»
Teknikkom to Distribute Thuraya Satellite Handheld Phones in Malaysia
Thuraya has appointed Teknikkom Electronic as a national handheld voice service provider in Malaysia, Thuraya announced. Teknikkom will distribute Thuraya’s satellite mobile handhelds as a complementary solution to existing terrestrial applications ...More»
C-Com Delivers Multiple Enterprise System Orders in China
C-Com Satellite Systems has delivered iNetVu Mobile Flyaway systems to China Petroleum and Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) through one of its resellers, China Blue Satellite Communications Technology Co., C-Com ...More»
Boeing Hands Asian Commercial Satellite Over to ProtoStar
Boeing has handed over the IndoStar 2/ProtoStar 2 commercial satellite to ProtoStar after completing in-orbit tests, which confirmed the satellite's readiness to enter service, Boeing announced ...More»
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SS/L Wins Shootout with Thales to Build ABS-2
Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) created a buzz around CommunicAsia with the announcement of a huge new satellite as it aims to consolidate its position within the region. It has signed a deal with Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) to build its new ABS-2 satellite, which it said in a press statement, issued June 18, “will be the most powerful commercial satellite ever launched in the Asia Pacific region" ...More»
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