Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), Asia’s premier satellite solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Tony Chung as Vice President, Data Services. In this new role, Chung will be responsible for overseeing the company’s data services operations and infrastructure.
Chung brings over 17 years of experience in the satellite communications service industry, with demonstrated success in managing and leading technical teams to deploy networks and to increase operational efficiency.
Prior to joining AsiaSat, Chung served as Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific Operations of Speedcast International Limited where he was tasked with running the company’s operations, including field engineering and service delivery for customers in the region. He had contributed to a series of successful acquisitions by Speedcast. Chung obtained his B.A. and M.Phil. degrees in Computer Science from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Raymond Chow, Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, said, “Amidst this continued high demand in data usage, particularly in mobile data traffic growth, AsiaSat has been working relentlessly to innovate and develop new end-to-end solutions, from satellite capacity, terrestrial links, service hub, ground infrastructure to terminal products and other value added services across the Asia-Pacific region. Tony brings a wealth of experience in global operations which will certainly boost our data service capability, helping us deliver more diverse and innovative products and services to meet evolving customer needs.”
On this new appointment, Roger Tong, Chief Executive Officer of AsiaSat, said, “I am delighted to welcome Tony to join our team in this strategic role to develop AsiaSat’s data service capability, to enhance support to our customers and partners while targeting selected verticals in the data market for AsiaSat to lay a solid foundation for long-term business growth.”
AsiaSat has several decades of experience in providing satellite connectivity to the broadcast and telecom sectors, with proven success in delivering innovative data solutions to the aero and maritime markets, supporting VSAT-based networks for corporate, businesses and governments, backhaul services for fixed and mobile network operators and broadband connectivity for consumers in the rural and remote areas beyond the reach of terrestrial infrastructure.