Entries by Kacific

Kacific Accepts 2018 Better Satellite World Award

Kacific founder and CEO, Christian Patouraux, accepted the 2018 Better Satellite World Award at a ceremony in London on Monday night in recognition of the company’s work bringing affordable connectivity via next-generation satellites to the people of South East Asia and the Pacific. Bestowed by the Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI), the award honours […]

Senior Government Ministers and Public Servants Mark Milestone in Satellite Construction at Boeing Factory

Senior members of the Vanuatu Government, trade and tourism offices recently visited the Boeing satellite factory to mark the construction milestone of Kacific-1, a next-generation satellite which will stream high-speed low-cost broadband to Vanuatu from next year. The satellite is owned by Kacific, a private company registered in Vanuatu, and when it launches in 2019 […]

Kacific announced as recipient of the 2018 Better Satellite World Award from Space & Satellite Professionals International

Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) recently announced that Kacific will receive a 2018 Better Satellite World Award. The Better Satellite World Award honours established companies along with disruptive innovators who use satellite systems to make the world a more prosperous, healthier, better-educated, sustainable and inclusive home for humankind. An international jury consisting of a […]

Connecting the world, village by village: Five reasons why satellite is the key

1.    Reaching locations that other technologies can’t reach The very nature of satellite technology means it is often the only viable solution for areas where geography makes access most difficult. Where other methods of connectivity are either substandard, uneconomical or completely absent, only satellite communication technology can deliver affordable and reliable broadband connectivity direct-to-premises. […]

John Hawker strengthens Kacific sales team, leading efforts across Melanesia and the Pacific

  Kacific Broadband Satellites has appointed John Hawker as Vice President Sales, Melanesia and the Pacific. John has held senior roles in both the telecommunications and satellite industries in several of Kacific’s key markets throughout the Pacific and South East Asia. His experience in developing broadcast, data and telecommunication networks is highly relevant to the […]

Diversification in the wave of next-generation satellites

The atmosphere beyond our blue earth is a continuing source of fascination for people and businesses alike. Two articles in Svenska Yle and Via Satellite have looked at the wave of new satellite technology – highlighting Kacific as one of the agile players making a real difference to those on the ground. There are many […]

Kacific appoints Matteo Catanuto to head sales in New Zealand and the Pacific

Kacific Broadband Satellites has appointed Matteo Catanuto as Vice President Sales, New Zealand and the Pacific Region. Matteo is a senior telecommunications sales professional who joins Kacific following his role at Digicel Samoa as Sales Director. Prior to that he held high-level sales and business development roles working for TelstraClear, Orcon, Spark Digital, and Digital […]

Kacific selects Kratos to build state-of-the-art multi-site gateways for Kacific-1

      SAN DIEGO, CA, September 6, 2018 – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded an $11 million contract by Kacific Broadband Satellites, to design and build ground stations for Kacific’s new Ka-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) network. The […]