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

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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

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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

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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

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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

January 2017

  • Cobham and SpeedCast Forge Strategic Partnership
  • AsiaSat and GlobeCast Distribute DW’s New HD Channel on AsiaSat 7
  • Arianespace Orbits an Earth Observation Satellite for Turkey
  • NASA Awards Contract to SSL for Refueling Mission Spacecraft

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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…