Advanced Television


Kacific rescues Solomon Islands outage

After the disruption of Solomon Islands’ domestic undersea submarine cable links, Kacific Broadband Satellites Group and Solomon Telekom Company Limited (STCL) have collaborated to reinstate nationwide internet services. Kacific reinforced its existing partnership with STCL by swiftly restoring connectivity to affected customers after damage to the nation’s domestic undersea submarine cable links operated by the […]

June 20, 2023By Chris Forrester

Kacific Broadband extends link with ST‘s iDirect

Singapore-based satellite operator Kavcific Broadband has extended its link with ST Engineering’s iDirect in a partnership to expand services in Southeast Asia as well as Central and Western Asia, and Eastern Africa. ST Engineering iDirect, whose Dialog hub platform was instrumental to Kacific1’s existing successful programme, will “provide a comprehensive next-generation ground infrastructure including systems […]

February 14, 2023By Chris Forrester

Kacific, Telikom solidify partnership

Following a successful year of offering satellite services to end-users for the very first time, Telikom Limited is working with Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) to expand Telikom Limited’s network and back up its fibre network. The strategic partnership agreement will also allow Telikom Limited to expand Kacific’s Gigstarter services across all parts of Papua […]

November 17, 2022

Kacific extends Tonga connectivity

Kacific Broadband Satellite is supplying a “wider and more resilient communications infrastructure” for The Kingdom of Tonga. Singapore-based Kacific already has a relationship with Tonga through Tonga Communications Corp. (TCC) and provides a satellite-based mobile backhaul solution will improve connectivity in underserved areas, and an enterprise-level back-up service will help mitigate the impact of future […]

November 1, 2022By Chris Forrester

Kacific offers GigStarter and Crossbow service

Asia-Pacific satellite connectivity business Kacific says it is boosting investment to its more than 480 distributors and their clients. The new offering is Kacific’s GigStarter and Crossbow service. Kacific says it has been successful in the retail market with its packaged Gigstarter plans, which cater to families, communities, and small businesses in under-served areas, and […]

October 19, 2022By Chris Forrester

Kacific appoints Fong as MD of the Pacific

Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has announced the appointment Ivan Fong as Managing Director of the Pacific. Fong is one of the most influential and experienced leaders in the Pacific telecommunications industry, with over 28 years in telecommunications and over 18 years in leadership roles including at Telecom Fiji Limited, then at ATH Group (Amalgamated […]

September 8, 2022

Kacific supports Vodafone PNG’s network roll out

Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has partnered with Vodafone PNG to deploy the satellite operator’s Mobile Backhaul services, help expand Vodafone PNG’s voice and 3G/4G data network into rural areas of Papua New Guinea. Vodafone PNG based in Papua New Guinea, part of the Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH) Group of companies from Fiji, successfully launched […]

August 22, 2022

Indonesia: Teleglobal, Kacific complete mobile backhaul

Kacific Broadband Satellites Group has successfully partnered with PT Indo Pratama Teleglobal in Indonesia to provide a large-scale deployment of mobile backhaul services to major telecommunications operators. Over the last year, the pair have connected hundreds of base sites across the Indonesian territory, capable of 4G services, to Kacific’s high-throughput Ka-band satellite. The thirst for […]

July 4, 2022

Kacific claims 2,500 deployed sites in Indonesia

Singapore-based Kacific Satellite says it has deployed its broadband satellite equipment at more than 2,500 sites in Indonesia for Bakti, the government’s Telecommunications & Information Accessibility Agency. Kacific has been working with ‘Bignet’, backed by Bis Data Indonesia and Primacom Interbuana on the project. Kacific CEO Christian Patouraux said: “Bakti’s project aligns with Kacific’s mission […]

June 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

Kacific to issue RFP for second satellite

Singapore-based (but Vanuatu-registered) Kacific Broadband Satellite, already using its half of a joint-venture satellite (with Japan’s JCSat-18), says it will soon issue a formal Request for Proposals for its own satellite. Kacific CEO Christian Patouraux, speaking at the Asia Satellite Business week, said the company has been in discussion from some potential satellite manufacturers. The […]

June 7, 2022By Chris Forrester