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Obituary Notice

It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we inform our members of the death of Mitsutoshi Akao, who passed away on the 11th of October 2023.   Akao had been a member of the APSCC Board of Directors from 2016 to 2020, and his support of APSCC was always incredibly strong.   We…

APSCC Appoints Membership Sales Representative

8 May 2023, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the appointment of Vishaal Mathur as membership sales representative, augmenting its reach to the space and satellite industry in South Asia. The appointment is part of the organization’s initiative to substantially expand its membership and to strengthen representation in the region. Vishaal brings with…

Terry Bleakley Appointed as APSCC President

2 May 2023, Seoul, Korea – In an election taking place over in April, the membership of the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) has appointed Terry Bleakley as APSCC President. The appointment takes effect immediately and continues through the end of April 2025. Bleakley assumes the leadership of APSCC, succeeding Gregg Daffner in the position.…

APSCC Welcomes Astroscale as Newest Member

3 January 2022, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced that on-orbit servicing (OOS) company, Astroscale has joined the trade group, augmenting its already-broad reach in the space and satellite industry across the Asia Pacific region. “APSCC is delighted to welcome Astroscale as our newest member,” said APSCC President Gregg Daffner. “Their…

APSCC Welcomes SatADSL as Newest Member

14 February 2022, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced that SatADSL has joined the Organization, continuing to grow the organization’s reach for the space and satellite industry. “As the voice representing the satellite and space industry, APSCC is excited to welcome SatADSL. In this challenging time, the industry needs to work…

The Global Satellite Industry and COVID19

While the COVID-19 pandemic paralyzed society and life as we knew it, the satellite industry ensured broad connectivity and service continuity for public and private users alike, connecting and empowering them to strengthen critical networks while also providing valuable insight into environmental, social and economic changes in society. Numerous examples in this article show how…

APSCC Looks for New Senior Executive

Seong Joong Kim Retires as Executive Director of the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council after Serving Eight Years in Leadership Post   Wednesday, 5 December 2018, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) has announced that Seong Joong Kim, who has led the Organization for 8 years, will retire in early 2019 and the…

APSCC 2018 Satellite Conference & Exhibition: Final Report

21st Asia-Pacific Satellite Communication, Broadcasting and Space Conference & Exhibition 4 – 6 October 2018 Jakarta, Indonesia     SUMMARY Event: 21st Asia-Pacific Satellite Communication, Broadcasting and Space Conference & Exhibition APSCC 2018 Satellite Conference & Exhibition (APSCC 2018) Date: October 4 – 6, 2018 Venue: Shangri-La hotel Jakarta Theme: #SATECHconnect   The 21st Asia-Pacific…

‘Global Satellite Coalition’ welcomes the Communications Alliance of Australia

29 October 2018, Sydney, Australia – The “Global Satellite Coalition” (GSC), established by six of the worlds leading satellite industry associations today announced that the Satellite Services Working Group (SSWG) of the Communications Alliance of Australia, a group of satellite services-focused companies active in the Australian market, has joined the Coalition. Including the Australian group…