Shin Signs New IPStar Deal
[11-26-07 – Satellite Today] Shin Satellite signed a deal with Indonesia’s FirstAsia Group to provide Ipstar gateway operations and services, Shin announced Nov. 23.
FirstAsia Group will place an initial order for 5,000 user terminals with the bandwidth commitment of 200 megabits per second. Construction of the Indonesian IPStar gateway will begin in December and be completed by the first quarter of 2008.
FirstAsia Group will be responsible for the IPStar gateway infrastructure and gateway operation in Indonesia. In addition, FirstAsia will be a service provider providing broadband Internet access and other valued-added services such as Voice Over Internet Protocol, videoconferencing and IPTV.