July 16, 2021 – AsiaSat has launched its new managed connectivity service SAILAS, a key component of the company’s complete, end-to-end solution to support digital transformation of the Asia-Pacific maritime sector. Powered by AsiaSat’s high-performance satellites, including AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat 7 and AsiaSat 9 and the hub infrastructure from its Tai Po Earth Station and regional teleport partners, SAILAS’ service will be available in high reliability and availability over a wide area from the Middle East, South Asia to South East Asia; passing through major shipping routes across the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean, Malacca Strait and the Indonesian archipelagic waters. SAILAS’ users will have access to a smart platform to enjoy high-speed email communication, web browsing, voice over IP and other service applications via broadband satellite transmission to facilitate enhancement in business productivity and enrich onboard experience for seafarers and passengers. AsiaSat’s professional service team, with broad experience in serving the maritime community will provide engineering, system integration and 24/7 customer support. With proven success in delivering innovative data solutions for the maritime sector, AsiaSat’s mission is to enable vessel operators and service providers of different scale a smarter operation in the data age through cost-effective, secure and reliable connectivity empowered by AsiaSat’s satellite fleet and teleport hubs at strategic locations.