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The APSCC Monthly News is distributed free of charge via email. It is read every month by subscribers around the world. The Monthly News consists of news briefs about the satellite community divided into five categories: Satellite, Broadcasting, Space/Launch, Executive Moves, and Upcoming Events. The Monthly News also features information on the latest developments in APSCC.

The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) produces this monthly e-newsletter as part of its information services for its members and professionals in the satellite industry. APSCC aims to keep its members and subscribers updated with the latest industry news as well as APSCC activities.

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June 2022

  • ABS Delivering Satellite Connectivity to Oil and Gas Operations in Myanmar
  • MEASAT-3d Satellite to Connect 2 Million Rakyat Lacking High-speed Broadband Access
  • SES and ESA to Enable GovSatCom with Medium Earth Orbit Constellation
  • Eutelsat Selected by Tuvalu to Deliver State-of-the-Art Connectivity to Tuvalu

and more…

May 2022

  • SKY Perfect JSAT and NTT Agree to Establish Space Compass Corporation
  • OneWeb Agrees Satellite Launch Programme with New Space India
  • Intelsat Supports Programmers with Cloud Connect Media
  • PSN Group Selects Hughes JUPITER System for Third Satellite Serving Indonesia

and more…

April 2022

  • Thaicom Signs Global Cloud Infrastructure Deal with AWS
  • PSN Group Builds Nusantara Lima satellite
  • Intelsat and PCCW Global Collaborate to Deliver On-demand Enterprise Connectivity Solutions
  • Intellian Unveils Two New Terminals for SES’s O3b mPOWER Customers

and more…

March 2022

  • Intelsat Partners with SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation to Expand High-Throughput Inflight Connectivity Network in Asia
  • Hughes Introduces First-of-its-Kind Community LTE Service
  • SES and Gilat Expand Partnership with Selection of Gilat’s SkyEdge IV Platform for SES-17
  • Eutelsat and Marlink Extend Global Maritime Partnership for GEO Ku-band Satellite Capacity

and more…

February 2022

  • OneWeb and Hughes Announce Agreement to Bring LEO Satellite Broadband Service to India
  • Airbus, NTT, DOCOMO and SKY Perfect JSAT Jointly Study Connectivity Services from HAPS Pseudo Sats
  • Eutelsat and Senet Team to Terrestrial and Satellite LoRaWAN IoT Connectivity
  • Comtech Unveils Breakthrough Next Generation ELEVATE™ VSAT Platform

and more…

January 2022

  • Kacific Goes All-in on AWS to Scale up Delivery of its Broadband Internet
  • Inmarsat ORCHESTRA Hits First Milestone in Space with New LEO Satellite
  • Comtech Awarded $2.0 Million Satellite Ground Station Equipment Order from Intellian
  • Galileo Successfully Expands His Fleet with Arianespace

and more…

December 2021

  • Kacific Launches the First Ka-band Mobile Backhaul Service for Mobile Operators
  • Arianespace to Launch Australian Satellite Optus-11 with Ariane 6
  • Intelsat’s FlexMaritime Service Expands into Indian Territorial Waters
  • SES Orders Two Satellites for its Prime TV Neighbourhood from Thales Alenia Space

and more…

November 2021

  • Thales Alenia Space and Telkom Indonesia to Build HTS 113BT Telecommunication Satellite
  • Intellian and Inmarsat Launch Industry’s Newest FleetBroadband Terminals
  • ST Engineering iDirect Partners with XipLink to Implement Advanced Security Feature for 4G LTE
  • Arianespace to Launch GSAT-24 Satellite for NSIL with Ariane 5

and more…

October 2021

  • Hughes and SES Demonstrate Multi-Orbit SATCOM for Remotely Piloted Aircraft
  • ABS Launches Managed Data Services on ST Engineering iDirect’s Multi-Service Dialog Platform
  • Kymeta and OneWeb Successfully Tests LEO-GEO Capable Land and Maritime Flat Panel User Terminal
  • Yahsat Selects SpaceX to Launch Thuraya 4-NGS Satellite

and more…

September 2021

  • Kymeta and Comtech Announce Technology and Business Development Partnership
  • Maxar Awarded Contract to Build SXM-10 Satellite for SiriusXM
  • OneWeb Announces LEO Flat-Panel Device for Terrestrial Broadband Service
  • SES’s O3b mPOWER Tapped by Microsoft for Azure Network Cloud Services

and more…

August 2021

  • Double Success for Ariane 5: Satellites Star One D2 and EUTELSAT QUANTUM Placed in Orbit
  • Eutelsat ADVANCE, a New End-to-End Managed Connectivity service, Gains Early Traction in Maritime
  • Inmarsat Unveils ORCHESTRA Communications Network
  • KT SAT Selects DataMiner as Strategic Choice for Kumsan Operations

and more…

July 2021

  • SES Expands Cloud Leadership as Amazon Web Services Direct Connect Partner
  • ST Engineering iDirect and Intelsat to Boost Broadband Connectivity across the Philippines
  • OneWeb Fully-funded with New $500m Investment. Secures $2.4bn in Total Funding
  • Eutelsat Launches Eutelsat ADVANCE for End-to-End Managed Connectivity Services

and more…