November 6, 2018 – China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), APT Mobile SatCom Limited (APSATCOM) and APT Satellite Company Limited (APT) formally held the Signing Ceremony of “Letter of Intent in APSTAR SMALL GEO Communication Satellites System”. The three parties shall develop The APSTAR SMALL GEO Communication Satellites System based on Dong Fang Hong-4 Full-electric SMALL GEO Platform (“DFH-4F SMALL GEO Platform”) with all electric propulsion, a general communication satellite platform designed by China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) suitable for small-size payload with mature technology and high-qualified research & development process, cost-efficient launch services and high-efficiency ground delivery schedule according to analysis by CGWIC of current domestic and international space market trend. The satellite designed by DFH-4F SMALL GEO Platform can be compatible with medium capacity launch vehicles of Long March Family with high-efficiency and high-reliability, and its ground control system is highly commercialized, combined with high-quality satellite support services and competitive launch and in-orbit insurance arrangements. As the supplier and prime contractor, CGWIC is devoted to provide quality in-orbit delivery comprehensive solution to domestic and international customers based on DFH-4F SMALL GEO Platform.