Writing in TechCrunch, Jason Rowley explains that the technology that underlies smartphones has tangentially changed the satellite sector: “The advances made in miniaturizing technologies that put a computer in your pocket — cameras, batteries, processors, radio antennas — have also made it easier and cheaper for entrepreneurs to launch matter into space. And investors are […]
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Via Satellite reports that Kacific has pre-sold enough capacity on its first planned satellite, Kacific 1, to progress without the support of the U.S. Export Import Bank. In an interview with Via Satellite Kacific CEO, Christian Patouraux, said: “Kacific has now all but completed the work required to put its first satellite, K-1, on track. […]
By Christian Patouraux Connecting remote places and helping save lives is laudable work, but it also makes good commercial sense. This was the theme of my recent visit to Vanuatu for the official inauguration of the Maewo Telemedicine Project, which is powered by connectivity from Kacific. The celebration took place at Naviso Village on Maewo […]
Kacific Broadband Satellites today announced its first operational service, a high-speed broadband internet connection into the rural Lambubu area on Malekula Island in Vanuatu. The service, which is based at Lambubu Primary School, is providing a broadband internet connection at speeds of up to 17 Mbps delivered by satellite. A small VSAT terminal has been […]
The SatMagazine June 2016 issue carries a joint article from Cyril Annarella, Executive Director, Kacific, and Kerstin Roost, Public Relations Director, Newtec. Beyond The Blue Continent The challenge of creating ubiquitous broadband connectivity is key to the continued growth and development of the satellite sector. That’s because the very nature of satellite technology means it […]
Kacific to utilise Av-Comm’s teleport to commence affordable internet services to consumers, public institutions and enterprise clients throughout the Pacific SYDNEY, May 17, 2016. Leading satellite operator Kacific Broadband Satellites will commence Ku Band operations from one of Av-Comms strategically located APAC teleports to provide connectivity, hosting and uplink services for Kacific’s first high speed […]
Satellite operator will use Newtec’s multiservice platform to start its affordable connectivity service to public institutions, consumers and enterprises in the Pacific SINGAPORE and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, 26 April 2016. Leading satellite operator Kacific Broadband Satellites andNewtec, a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications, today announced they have agreed on […]
SatelliteFinance magazine reported on the recent investment in Kacific by a UK private investor. “Pacific-focused broadband startup Kacific is set to receive US$20m in funding from a UK-based family office that focuses on infrastructure investments, SatelliteFinance has learnt. The funding is part of a series A round that is due to net a further US$2.3m […]
Additional US$2.3 million will be raised from Australian tech investors SINGAPORE 5 April 2016 — Kacific Broadband Satellites has agreed terms on funding of US$20 million from a United Kingdom-based family office with a particular focus on infrastructure investments. Arranged by Kacific’s advisor, Caniwi Capital, the placement is part of Kacific’s Series A round of capital […]
Satellite Finance spoke with Christian Patouraux about Kacific’s plans to introduce a bridging service to its target market from 2016. “Kacific has secured bridge bandwidth to get customers online earlier than planned at the end of 2016. “The Group is now finalising an agreement with ’a major satellite operator’ to launch HTS services in 2018. […]
The Pacific is home to more than 50 million people and a place visited by more than 2 million tourists a year. Due to their remoteness and dissemination, the islands ...
A new type of satellite, the High Throughput Satellite (HTS), has come into operation in many parts of the world over the last few years. These satellites are designed to provide...
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