Following the announcement of the agreement between Kaciifc and BigNet to provide a satellite broadband service to Indonesia, Tech in Asia‘s Jakarta correspondent, Leighton Cosseboom, interviewed Christian Patouraux: This satellite firm wants to be the ‘budget airline’ of the internet game in rural Indonesia Satellite broadband is an option for people who live in rural areas […]
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Allan contributed a whooping 26 entries.
Entries by Allan
Singapore – 15 May 2015 – Indonesian Satellite Service Provider, BigNet, has signed a US$78 million, long-term agreement with Kacific Broadband Satellites for the provision of a high-speed broadband service from 2017. Kacific will beam signals from its high throughput (HTS) Ka-band satellites to cover the whole of Indonesia, with a particular emphasis on providing […]
The recently published ITU study, Measuring the Information Society Report, 2014, is a sobering document for those interested in how Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific getting connected in the information age. ITU estimates that almost 3 billion people globally are using the Internet, a penetration rate of over 40 per cent. However […]
The link between connectivity and economic growth in the Pacific will be front and center when delegates to the 2015 Pacific Wave Conference meet in Auckland this May. Conference organisers, the Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) are looking to continue a regional dialogue on ICT connectivity as a major key to unlocking economic growth and building […]
The team at Kacific has watched with dismay at the images and stories of the devastation wrought by Cyclone Pam on Vanuatu and other Pacific Islands, including the Solomon Islands, Kiribati and Tuvalu. A storm of this magnitude would cause damage anywhere, but these images, carried around the globe, show just how vulnerable Pacific Islands […]
Singapore – 5 December 2014 – Teletok, the local telecommunications company of Tokelau and sole service provider, has selected Kacific to deliver its new generation of high-speed broadband across its territory and surrounding waters. Tokelau, composed of three small atolls situated north of Samoa, is a Polynesian territory of New Zealand with a population of just […]
The Government of Vanuatu has announced the first rollout to schools of ICT access, computer labs and tablets under a national programme. Fifteen schools will receive computer labs, and seven will receive computer tablets. The initiative will benefit nearly 9,000 students, teachers and education professionals and is supported by the Ministry of Education, the Telecommunications […]
Singapore – 20 October 2014 – People on all of the 33 islands and atolls of Kiribati will be able to enjoy high speed broadband services from 2017, thanks to an agreement their government signed today with Kacific Broadband Satellites. Under the multi-million dollar five year services agreement, Kacific will provide the islands with 150 […]
Singapore – 8 September 2014 – Kacific Broadband Satellites has signed a cooperation agreement with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for the development of satellite communications capacity and emergency communications solutions for the Pacific region. The project will establish 55 fully equipped e-centers to service communities in remote islands or rural areas in Kiribati, Micronesia, […]
Singapore – 13 August 2014 – Kacific Broadband Satellites today announced that it has signed a five year Framework Services Agreement with Solomon Telekom Company (www.ourtelekom.com.sb) to provide high speed bandwidth to the people of the Solomon Islands. The multi-million dollar agreement almost doubles the bandwidth available to Solomon Telekom and will provide high speed […]
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...
Sign up for our mailing list
10A Institution Hill
tel: +65 67 34 37 83
10A Institution Hill
tel: +65 67 34 37 83