As Kacific plans for the launch of its Kacific1 satellite later in the year, it has selected ABS for its ground infrastructure, the company said.
ABS´ teleport in Subic Bay, the Philippines, will host, operate and provide first level support for its gateway hub.
Kacific1 will be a pioneering High Throughput Satellite (HTS) to be located over Asia-Pacific using Ka-band spot beams for extremely cost-efficient broadband delivery. Its 56 powerful high throughput beams will cover select areas over the Pacific Islands and South East Asia, with six beams covering The Philippines archipelago and a further 21 beams covering Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Malaysia.
ABS is a global satellite operator and offers a complete range of tailored solutions including broadcasting, data and telecommunication services to broadcasters, service providers, enterprises and government organizations.
Kacific Broadband Satellites Group is a satellite operator providing high-speed broadband for underserved, remote and rural markets with disseminated pockets of population. It addresses the gap in supply with specifically designed satellites using the latest multi-beam and high throughput space communications and ground technology transmitting over the Ka Band.