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…

January 2018

  • mu Space Becomes First Thai Startup to Acquire Satellite License
  • The Climate Reality Project Goes Global with Intelsat
  • SpaceX to Launch Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter in 2020
  • SES Drives 5G Satellite Demonstration Testbed Initiative with ESA

and more…

December 2017

  • Intelsat, Gilat Add 4G Broadband Solution to Mobile Reach Solar offering
  • Hughes Signs Contract with OneWeb for Production of Ground Network
  • Intellian Awarded Antenna Development Contract for US Navy
  • AsiaSat 9 Fully Operational at 122ºE

and more…

November 2017

  • MHI Successfully Launches MICHIBIKI No.4 Satellite
  • SKY Perfect JSAT Hosts Ground Station Owned by Spire
  • EchoStar 105/ SES-11 Launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9
  • Myanmar to Launch its Own Satellite System in 2019

and more…

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…

October 2017

  • SES Launches O3b mPOWER
  • ABS Expands VSAT Services Using Advanced Technology from UHP Networks
  • Eutelsat and Globecast Renew Partnership to Further Drive HDTV Growth
  • APT Satellite and Telekom Austria Group to Promote 4K TV on APSTAR-7 Satellite

and more…

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…

September 2017

  • SKY Perfect JSAT Selects Kratos for Expanded Geolocation System
  • Optus Satellite Extends Contract with Seven Network
  • CGWIC Signs Launch Services Contract to Launch Cubesat
  • Airbus Completes MetOp-C Platform/Payload Coupling

and more…

August 2017

  • Cobham Enables First Commercial User of MSAT-G3 Service
  • Thuraya Signs MoU with Huawei
  • AsiaSat and KBZ Gateway Extend Partnership
  • Thaicom Signs Telecom Service Deal with iSAT Africa

and more…

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…

July 2017

  • Thales Alenia Space Takes Stake in Airstar Aerospace
  • KT SAT Signs Transponder Lease Deal with Mongolian Satellite TV Operator
  • EUTELSAT 172B Successfully Launched by Ariane 5 Rocket
  • ILS Proton Successfully Launches the EchoStar XXI Satellite

and more…

June 2017

  • nbn Second Satellite Makes Commercial Debut
  • Hughes Offers New Multi-band Transportable Manpack Terminal
  • RSCC and Romantis Boost the Volume of Services in the Middle East and Asia
  • Televisa Powered by Newtec Technology

and more…

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…

May 2017

  • SES and Thales Unveil Next-Generation Capabilities Onboard SES-17
  • AsiaSat 9 in Myanmar
  • Mitsubishi Electric to Build New Satellite Production Facility
  • SSL and NASA Successfully Complete First Restore-L Milestone

and more…

April 2017

  • Thaicom and Intersat Partner to Offer Managed Satellite Services in Africa
  • Gilat and HUGHES to Unveil Dual-Band Aero Antenna for IFC
  • Eutelsat and ViaSat Close European Broadband Joint Venture
  • SpaceDataHighway to Reach Asia-Pacific

and more…

March 2017

  • Inmarsat to Partner with Geoscience Australia for SBAS Testbed
  • SES and Gilat Join Forces to Make Connectivity at Sea More Accessible
  • Newtec Expands HTS and DVB-S2X Wideband Product Portfolio
  • AsiaSat Extends Occasional Use Service Agreement with Globecast

and more…

February 2017

  • ABS Issued Operator Licenses for Papua New Guinea
  • Arianespace to Launch JCSAT-17
  • Airbus Launches “Enter the SpaceDataHighway” Challenge
  • Boeing Delivers ABS-2A into Full Operation

and more…

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