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Our Telekom Ramps up Connectivity across Solomon Islands with SES Networks
Solomon Telekom Company Limited, trading under the name Our Telekom, is expanding its partnership with SES Networks to enable faster and improved mobile and internet services to communities scattered throughout more than 900 islands within the Solomon Islands archipelago.
Bambu Wireless selects Eutelsat to provide connectivity services across the Philippines
Bambu Wireless has signed a multiyear contract with Eutelsat Communications for capacity on the EUTELSAT 172B satellite. Commercialised under the brand BambuSat, the capacity will be used for broadband, maritime, and government services across the Philippines’ 6,000 inhabited islands.
Wateen Telecom Customers to Enjoy Reliable Cellular Backhaul Connectivity throughout Pakistan with SES Networks
SES announced that the agreement will provide Wateen with access to high-powered C-band capacity on SES’s NSS-12 satellite at the prime orbital location of 57 degrees East.
Kacific and Gardamor to connect remote health clinics throughout Timor-Leste
MEASAT to display Next Generation Compression for UHD channels distribution
MEASAT Global Berhadannounced a showcase in collaboration with NovelSat and V-Nova to demonstrate cutting-edge compression for Ultra High Definition (UHD) primary distribution over satellite.
MEASAT Deploys First DVB-S2X Service in Asia
This state-of-the-art platform allows MEASAT to tap into new markets and take advantage of High Throughput Satellite (HTS) opportunities in a cost-effective manner. Complementing existing terrestrial connectivity, the new service provides an additional communications option for Malaysians with limited or no access to broadband.
mu Space issues proposal request to build a satellite covering Asia-Pacific
mu Space Corp has approved the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a manufacturer to build the company’s satellite with coverage spanning across Asia-Pacific.
Sky & Space Global: MOU signed with Chinese Satellite Communication Company
Sky and Space Global Ltd has a MoU with Beijing Commsat Technology Development Co., Ltd. (“Commsat”) to test and explore how the SAS network can be incorporated into the Commsat IoT offering.
Newtec Empowers Myanmar’s Newest Mobile Operator
Newtec announced it is enabling Communication & Commerce (Com & Com) to launch a mobile backhaul network for Telecom International Myanmar Company Limited’s brand Mytel, Myanmar’s fourth and most-recent mobile operator, a joint venture by government-owned Star High Public Co Ltd, Myanmar consortium (comprising of 11 companies) MTNH and the Vietnamese telecom company – Viettel.
Airbus to provide an end-to-end Geo-Information System to Thailand
The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency of Thailand (GISTDA) has selected Airbus as partner for its next-generation national geo-information system. The end-to-end system will make Thailand one of the few nations able to fully exploit geo-information for societal benefits. Fully in line with Thailand’s 4.0 policy, the THEOS-2 programme will constitute a major milestone in the development of Space in the Eastern Economic Corridor and its Digital Park.
ST Engineering Electronics Deepens Smart Satellite Connectivity Business Foray into Maritime Markets
Customers in the maritime communications markets will be able to enjoy high performance, cost-effective satellite connectivity following ST Engineering Electronics’ partnership with global communications partner Orbit Communications Systems (Orbit).
Thuraya Telecoms at CommunicAsia 2018
The new high-tech portfolio of products on display includes the recently launched Thuraya Aero and Thuraya T2M, the tracking and monitoring service and terminal, which further reaffirms the commitment of Thuraya towards offering innovative and segment targeted products.
ST Engineering’s Electronics Sector Completes JV Setup in UK and Initial Capital Injection
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) updated that further to its announcement on 6 February 2018, its Electronics arm, ST Engineering Electronics Ltd. (ST Engineering Electronics) has completed the set-up of the JV company named Jet-Talk Limited (Jet-Talk) with SatixFy UK Limited.
AP1TV and MEASAT team up for Nepalese Broadcasting
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd.announced an agreement with Nepal Digital Services Pvt. Ltd, to broadcast four (4) free-to-air video channels across Nepal on MEASAT-3 at 91.5°E.
SC Group Improves Fleet Operations with Thaicom Nava Maritime Broadband Service
Thaicom Public Company Limited and its distributor Ship Expert Technology Company Limited, have signed an agreement with SC Group, a leading Asian provider of integrated logistics, to collaborate on the joint development of a maritime communication network service
OPT Enhances Digital Access across French Polynesian Islands with SES Networks
The Office des Postes et Telecommunications of French Polynesia (OPT) is delivering enhanced mobile broadband and Internet services to residents across the vast French Polynesian territory through a new partnership with SES Networks, SES announced today.

Inmarsat and KDDI sign landmark Fleet Xpress agreement
Inmarsat and Japanese telecommunications giant KDDI have signed a partner agreement to distribute Fleet Xpress to the Japanese maritime market – including deep sea vessels, commercial fishing, oil and gas, and cruise lines.

Sky and Space Global Ltd: Binding Agreement signed with Aviation Service Provider
Sky and Space Global Ltd has signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IATAS to explore expansion and development opportunities surrounding the integration of the SAS network across the IATAS platform.
KT to Bring Next Tech Revolution to Space and North Korea.
KT Corp. said today that its satellite business operator will gear up efforts to bring the next technology revolution to outer space as well as the Korean peninsula.
China launches meteorological satellite to benefit Belt and Road countries
China launched the new Fengyun-2H meteorological satellite to improve the accuracy of weather forecasting and provide better meteorological services to countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative.
ConnecTechAsia Summit will return this 26 – 28 June 2018 at Marina Bay Sands and Suntec Singapore.
Themed “Digital Business Transformation”, this summit is the interlink that connects solution-based applications and technologies with real-life used cases presented at various sessions.
Addvalue Technologies Ltd announced that its Beijing based wholly-owned subsidiary, Zhongxing Chuangzhi (Beijing) Technology Ltd., Co. (“Zhongxing Chuangzhi”) that its partner Huaan Xingke ( Beijing ) Information Technology Co., Ltd (“Huaan Xingke”) has successfully obtained the type approval for their multi-mode satellite communication terminal, S600, from the Register of Fishing Vessel under the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries Bureau of the People’s Republic of China.

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