Azercosmos and RSCC Sign Satellite Communications Cooperation Agreement

December 3, 2019 – RSCC and Azercosmos signed a cooperation agreement pertaining to satellite communications and broadcasting services in Baku, Azerbaijan. The agreement is aimed at joining the efforts and making arrangements for the collaboration of both Azerbaijani and Russian operators in the domain of creation and development of satellite communications and broadcasting networks for…

The Satellite Industry Welcomes WRC-19 Decisions

November 26, 2019 – ‌The Global Satellite Coalition (GSC) welcomes the decisions taken at the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), Sharm-el-Sheikh, which allow satellite services to continue to bridge digital, education, health and social divides and connect more and more citizens around the world. At the start of WRC-19, the GSC called for a…

KT SAT Conducts Satellite 5G Connection

November 25, 2019 – KT Corp. said its satellite-operating subsidiary, KT SAT, has successfully conducted a 5G data transmission with a satellite connection. The test was aimed to expand the fifth-generation technology linked to KT’s 5G network and KT SAT’s KOREASAT 6. KT SAT and the KT Institute of Convergence Technology executed the project together.…

IPSTAR Launches Broadband Service with VSAT Technology from UHP Networks in New Zealand

November 21, 2019 – IPSTAR New Zealand, a major provider of satellite connectivity services in Australia, New Zealand and throughout the Asia-Pacific region through its parent company Thaicom, has launched Choice, a new service in New Zealand. The service provides high-speed broadband access in the country’s rural areas. Key applications include public services, distance learning,…

APSCC Honours Outstanding Achievements in the Asia Pacific Satellite Industry at the 16th APSCC Awards

19 November 2019, Bangkok, Thailand – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the winners of its 16th APSCC Awards at the APSCC 2019 Satellite Conference & Exhibition held in Bangkok, Thailand. As a collective voice representing the satellite industry of the Asia Pacific region, APSCC has made considerable effort to bring the various entities…

Arabsat 6A and Newtec Dialog to Transform Sudasat’s Broadband Internet Connectivity

November 12, 2019 – Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ARABSAT) announced the signing of a contract between leading satellite service provider, Arabsat, Sudan-based VSAT service provider, Sudasat and global leader in IP-based satellite communications, ST Engineering iDirect. The agreement will see the installation of a Newtec Dialog® hub that will provide Internet services across Sudan on…