28 June 2021, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced that global giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) has joined the trade group, augmenting its already-broad reach in the space and satellite industry across the Asia Pacific region.

“APSCC is proud to welcome AWS as our newest member, and we are grateful for their support in our efforts to represent the industry in the region,” said APSCC President Gregg Daffner. “As the only organization dedicated to furthering the mutual interests of the entire satellite and space industry in Asia, AWS not only strengthens APSCC’s membership base, but also reinforces our association’s diverse profile.”

“AWS sees great value in being able to join with other industry experts to support the unique needs of the aerospace community. We look forward to engaging with our APSCC colleagues,” said Clint Crosier, director of the AWS Aerospace and Satellite business. Learn more about how AWS is supporting global space customers and partners, removing barriers to innovation on Earth, and inspiring future generations.

AWS brings to 73 the number of members in APSCC, which is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea and serves eighteen markets across the Asia Pacific region. Membership is drawn from private and public companies at all segments of the space industry value chain, and includes government ministries and agencies, as well as academic and research entities.