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‘Global Satellite Coalition’ Launched by the Industry’s Leading Trade Associations

‘Global Satellite Coalition’ Launched by the Industry’s Leading Trade Associations Satellite Spectrum Advocacy and Promotion of Industry Value Proposition Affirmed as Coalition’s First Priorities 13 March 2018, WASHINGTON, D.C. – Six of the world’s leading satellite industry associations have established the “Global Satellite Coalition” (GSC), an international group through which targeted initiatives will be coordinated…

APSCC Supports Community Connect Initiative

APSCC supports a new initiative (click here for full Community Connect Paper) aimed at facilitating global broadband with satellite’s role highlighted. The goals of Community Connect are: Enabling 100% availability of broadband communications services, everywhere Providing consumers, business, governments, hospitals, schools and others access to broadband services, wherever they are locate Stimulating the development of…

APSCC Quarterly Newsletter: 2017 Issue Four Available Online

APSCC Quarterly Newsletter: 2017 Issue Four IN-FLIGHT CONNECTIVITY A Soaring IFC Landscape for Airlines and Service Providers Florent Rizzo, Euroconsult IFC | HTS Is In-Flight Connectivity Ready to Take Off Doreen Oren, Gilat Satellite Networks IFC | HTS In-flight Connectivity – Meeting Forecast Demand and User Expectations Dave Rehbehn, Peter Pardee, Hughes Network Systems IFC…

APSCC Announces Finalists for its First Young Talent Award

APSCC Announces Finalists for its First Young Talent Award Recognizing the Best and Brightest Young Talent in the APAC Satellite Industry Seoul, Korea, 14 September 2017: The Asia Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the finalists for its first Young Talent Award. The Award is the latest initiative of APSCC to ensure a healthy future…

APSCC Quarterly Newsletter: 2017 Issue Three Available Online

APSCC Quarterly Newsletter: 2017 Issue Three SATELLITE BROADCASTIN IN ASIA-PACIFIC Trends & Forecasts for Video Services in the Asia Pacific Region Dimitri Buchs, Euroconsult DTH / UHD Video in Asia – Today and into the Future Deepak Mathur, SES Video DTH / UHD Reaching More Homes and New Audiences via Satellite Markus Fritz, Eutelsat DTH…

APSCC Quarterly Newsletter: 2017 Issue Two Available Online

APSCC Quarterly Newsletter: 2017 Issue Two LEO Satellite Constellations Broadband Satellite Communications Now Also Available With Constellations Rachel Villain, Euroconsult LEO CONSTELLATION / BROADBAND Low Earth Orbit – A New Communications Paradigm Mark Rigolle, LeoSat Enterprises LEO CONSTELLATION / BIG DATA AxelGlobe – The Microsatellite Constellation in the New Space Era Yuya Nakamura, Axelspace Corporation…

APSCC Quarterly Newsletter: 2017 Issue One Available Online

APSCC Quarterly Newsletter: 2017 Issue One New Developments in Ground Systems Steve Good, Comtech EF Data Ground Systems / HTS Transformation of Satellite Ground Systems Architecure Stuart Daughtridge, KRATOS Ground Systems / HTS Current Trends in Ground Systems Lluc Plerm, NSR Market / Equipment

APSCC Session at PTC’17 – What do End Users Actually Want?

APSCC is pleased to invite you to the APSCC-PTC’17 Breakout Session, a kick-off event of APSCC in 2017 which will be held on 16 January at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. This year the session, “What do End Users Actually Want?” will discuss end user needs across various applications and markets.…

Gregg Daffner Elected as APSCC President

Seoul, Korea – 15 December 2016, Gregg Daffner (CEO, GapSat) was elected and inaugurated as the President of ASCC at the 2016 APSCC General Assembly held on 13 December. As the main representative of APSCC, Gregg will be responsible for setting the policies and goals of APSCC in consultation with the APSCC Board of Directors,…

2016 APSCC General Assembly to be Held on December 13

The General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC), a biennial meeting of APSCC Platinum, Gold, Regular, and Affiliate members, is scheduled to be held on December 13 at the APSCC Secretariat office.   Meeting Type: 2016 APSCC General Assembly Date: 13 September 2016 Time: 11:00 AM ~ 12:00AM (KST) Venue: T-1602, 170 Seohyeon-roBundang-gu,…

ND SatCom Joins APSCC

November 7, 2016 – ND SatCom joined APSCC as a member. With over three decades of experience, ND SatCom is the premier supplier of and integrator for innovative satellite communication equipment systems and solutions to support customers with critical operations anywhere in the world. Customers in more than 130 countries have chosen ND SatCom as…

APSCC Announces Inaugural Youth Development Satellite Workshop

Seoul, Korea, 27 June 2016: The Asia Pacific Satellite Communications Council (“APSCC”) today announced the launch of a Youth Development Satellite Workshop to be held concurrently with the annual APSCC conference. The Workshop has been designed to provide a platform for the brightest up-and-coming engineering students to connect with leading satellite and space industry experts…

APSCC to Hold First Youth Satellite Workshop in October

May 12, 2016 – The satellite sector in Asia Pacific is chronically challenged in attracting young professionals to enter the industry and this limits growth and innovation in the sector. Recently, the space and satellite industry has gained renewed visibility largely due to the efforts of a number of “Silicon Valley” and entrepreneurial efforts that…

HTS Capacity: Are You Ready to Meet Your Customers’ Needs?

The latest Satellite Capacity Pricing Index Q1 2016 by NSR offers a comprehensive & unbiased understanding of why satellite capacity pricing is evolving as it is, and where it may go in the future. It will also provide insights into pricing dynamics present in the satellite telecom industry, including: What is the price of satellite…

2016 APSCC Awards Call for Nominations

2016 APSCC Awards Call for Nominations Deadline for Nominations: May 20, 2016 Awards Ceremony will be held on October 4, 2016 at Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur   As a collective voice representing the satellite industry, APSCC has made a considerable effort to bring the various entities in the satellite community together for communication and cooperation.…

World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 Decides Satellite Spectrum is Central to Future Vision for Global Connectivity

November 27, 2015, GENEVA, Switzerland – The world’s governments resoundingly affirmed a clear vision for the importance of many vital and irreplaceable services provided today over satellite. They also agreed on a clear framework for future access to satellite spectrum for innovative satellite communications. This was accomplished by agreeing to preserve and create new additional…

Global Organizations Call upon Governments to Safeguard Satellite Spectrum from further Wireless Interference

November 11, 2015 – Major inter-governmental and private-sector organizations responsible for providing safety-of-life communications to millions of people have requested the national administrations of every region to preserve satellite spectrum for use in delivering mission-critical satellite services worldwide. The unprecedented demonstration of support for satellite spectrum was made during a series of briefings held at…

APSCC-PTC’16 Session: Satellite-Telco Convergence: Are We There Yet?

APSCC – PTC’16 Session: Satellite-Telco Convergence: Are We There Yet? 15:30 – 16:45, 18 January 2016 South Pacific 1, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Satellites now stand at the cusp of a new era of higher bandwidth, lower cost and improved offerings, and the broader telecom industry has taken notice. Whether through HTS capacity…

APSCC Honors Outstanding Achievements in the Asia-Pacific Satellite Industry

APSCC Hosts the 12th APSCC Awards: Honoring outstanding achievements in the Asia-Pacific satellite industry Seoul, Korea, September 22, 2015 The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the winners of its 12th APSCC Awards at the APSCC 2015 Satellite Conference & Exhibition held at COEX Seoul, Korea. As a collective voice representing the satellite industry of…

2015 APSCC Awards Call for Nominations

2015 APSCC Awards Call for Nominations Deadline for Nominations: June 5, 2015 Awards Ceremony Date – September 22, 2015 (18:30 ~ 20:30) Venue – COEX, Seoul Korea As a collective voice representing the satellite industry, APSCC has made a considerable effort to bring the various entities in the satellite community together for communication and cooperation.…

Paul Brown-Kenyon Inaugurates as APSCC President

January 02, 2015 – Paul Brown-Kenyon (CEO, MEASAT) inaugurated as the eleventh President of the APSCC. He was elected President at the 2014 APSCC General Assembly held on September 25, 2014. As the main representative of APSCC, he will be responsible for implementing the directions and guidelines set by the APSCC Constitution in consultation with…

APSCC 2015: Call for Proposals

APSCC 2015: Call for Proposals Share your expertise and experience at the APSCC 2015 Satellite Conference & Exhibition! The 18th Asia-Pacific Satellite Communication, Broadcasting and Space Conference & Exhibition (APSCC 2015 Satellite Conference & Exhibition) will be held on 22-24 September 2015 at COEX Convention Center, Seoul, Korea. This annual event of APSCC is a…

Enabling the Connected Device: What Role for Satellite in the Asia/Pacific?

APSCC will hold a panel session at PTC’15 in Hawaii. Details of the session: Enabling the Connected Device: What Role for Satellite in the Asia/Pacific? Monday, 19 January 2015, 1530 – 1645 Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii USA Mobile connected device usage continues to explode worldwide, placing a strain on terrestrial resources…

APSCC Hosts the 11th APSCC Awards: Honoring outstanding achievements in the Asia-Pacific satellite industry

Phuket, Thailand, September 24, 2014 – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the winners of its 11th APSCC Awards at the APSCC 2014 Satellite Conference & Exhibition at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand. As a collective voice representing the satellite industry of the Asia Pacific region, APSCC has made considerable effort…

APSCC to Hold 3rd Satellite RF Interference Mitigation Forum

July 1, 2014 – The satellite industry loses millions of dollars per year down to cases of interference and a great deal of manpower has to be given over to discovering its causes. Satellite operators have a corresponding interest for an urgent solution to satellite interference. The satellite industry needs to collaborate to combat satellite…

Call for Nominations : 2014 APSCC Awards

2014 APSCC Awards Call for Nominations Deadline for Nominations: June 6, 2014 Awards Ceremony Date – September 23, 2014 (18:30 ~ 20:30) Venue – Mai Khao Ballroom, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa As a collective voice representing the satellite industry, APSCC has made a considerable effort to bring the various entities in the satellite…

SPI Joins APSCC as Gold Member

March 20, 2014 – Space Partnership International (SPI) joined APSCC as a gold member. SPI is a highly specialized full-service space and telecommunications advisory firm established in 2008. The companycomprises a group of senior level executives, each with more than 20 years of experience and cross section talents including business development, space and ground system…

APSCC 2014: Call for Proposals

Call for Proposal for APSCC 2014 Share your expertise and experience at the APSCC 2014 Satellite Conference & Exhibition! The 17th Asia-Pacific Satellite Communication, Broadcasting and Space Conference & Exhibition (APSCC 2014 Satellite Conference & Exhibition) will be held on 23-25 September 2014 at the JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand. The APSCC…

More Organizations Join APSCC

September 5, 2013 – APSCC announces two new members to the Organization, Milbank and Cobham SATCOM. Milbank joins APSCC as a Gold member and Cobham SATCOM as a Regular member. Milbank provides comprehensive legal services to financial, industrial, governmental and commercial enterprises globally across a range of practice areas. Milbank’s dedicated Satellite Group specializes on:…

Inside APSCC APT Satellite Joins APSCC

July 17, 2013 – APT Satellite (listed company in The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, Stock Code: 1045) joined APSCC as a regular member. APT Satellite was founded and commenced its operation in 1992. APT Satellite currently owns and operates APSTAR in-orbit satellites covering regions in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and the Pacific –…

Call for Nominations

APSCC is now accepting nominations for the 2013 APSCC Awards. For the past 18 years, APSCC has represented the Asian satellite industry and has made a considerable effort to bring the various entities in the satellite community together for communication and cooperation. As part of our on-going effort, APSCC has established the APSCC Awards in…

Yutaka Nagai to Continue APSCC Presidency for Second Term

September 28, 2012 – At the 2012 APSCC General Assembly held on September 27th, 212, the current APSCC President, Mr. Yutaka Nagai (Senior Executive Vice President, SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation) was re-elected as President. In accordance with the APSCC Constitution, Mr. Nagai will continue his presidency for the next two-year term (2013-2014). As the main…

APSCC Hosts the 9th APSCC Awards

APSCC Hosts the 9th APSCC Awards Honoring outstanding achievements in the Asia-Pacific satellite industry Seoul, September 26, 2012 ? The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the recipients of its 9th annual APSCC Awards at the APSCC 2012 Satellite Conference & Exhibition at COEX, Seoul, Korea. Based on a series of criteria set by the…

APSCC to Host Satellite RF Interference Mitigation Forum

Seoul, September 4, 2012 – The satellite industry loses millions of dollars per year down to cases of interference and a great deal of manpower has to be given over to discovering its causes. Satellite operators have a corresponding interest for an urgent solution to satellite interference. The satellite industry needs to collaborate to combat…

2012 APSCC General Assembly

The General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC), a biennial meeting of APSCC Platinum, Gold, Regular, and Affiliate members, is scheduled to be held this year in Seoul, Korea. The meeting has been scheduled for September 27, 2012 during the APSCC 2012 Satellite Conference & Exhibition.   Meeting Type – 2012 APSCC General…

Website Renewal Announcement

Seoul, May 21, 2012 – We are pleased to announce the renewal of the APSCC website. APSCC is a membership based non-profit international organization representing all sectors of satellite and space-industries including satellite service providers, manufacturers, launch service providers, risk management companies, broadcasters, and government organizations. APSCC membership is open to any organization involved in…

APSCC 2012 Satellite Conference & Exhibition to be Held in Seoul

Seoul, May 11, 2012 – An international autumn gathering for the executives in the satellite and the space-related industries, the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications, Broadcasting and Space Conference and Exhibition (APSCC 2012 Satellite Conference & Exhibition) will be held on September 25 – 27, 2012 by the APSCC. This 15th annual flagship event of the APSCC…

Appointment of APSCC Executive Director

Seoul, April 1, 2011 – Upon the approval at the 2011 APSCC General Assembly on March 24, 2011, APSCC President, Yutaka Nagai has appointed Dr. Seong Joog Kim as the Executive Director of the Organization effective April 1, 2011. In this role, Dr. Kim will assume complete responsibility for carrying out assigned policies and regulations…