‘Unlocking and Securing Digital Lifestyles in a connected Pacific’ was the theme for PITA 2018 — a theme which resonated with Kacific. Unlocking the access barriers to broadband internet is a key aim for the Kacific-1 satellite and core to the Kacific company. Every year the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA) AGM and Trade Show […]
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Introducing GigStarter Connect Your Connections With a high throughput satellite signal above you, all you need is a channel to sell, install, support, monitor and bill the end-user. Introducing GigStarter – an easily deployed, low risk satellite broadband service powered by Kacific. For a fraction of the monthly cost of current satellite connectivity prices, Pacific […]
The weekly newsletter for Australia’s satellite and space sector, SPACE & SATELLITE AU, interviewed Kacific CEO Christian Patouraux about preparations for the launch of Kacific-1. Journalist Geoff Long reported on the company’s ground infrastructure plans and potential locations, as well as a new service provider strategy that Kacific is rolling out to empower smaller […]
Los Angeles, USA – 22 March 2018 — Kacific joined H.E. Ambassador Odo Tevi, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Vanuatu to the United Nations and Ambassador to the United States, at a flag ceremony to mark the manufacturing of Kacific-1 at the Boeing Satellite Systems International (Boeing) factory in Los Angeles. Boeing installs a […]
When an island nation stretches over 1,600kms in length along mountainous terrain, it is near impossible to connect every rural and remote community to broadband terrestrial networks. Kacific-1, launching in 2019, will have three high-power spot beams covering New Zealand’s three main islands. Vice-president of special projects, Adrian Potter, visited New Zealand meeting with government, […]
The team at Boeing Satellite Systems International proudly announced that the Boeing 702 satellite platform – carrying our Kacific-1 payload – passed the critical design review. It is now moving into the production phase, building towards the 2019 launch.
The key to success in underserved, low penetration, low-income markets is coordination across three dimensions. Jacques-Samuel Prolon, Chief Commercial Officer, spoke at the Pacific Telecommunications Council’s 40th anniversary conference in the Emerging Markets Access session to give insight into the three key dimensions for universal broadband access. […]
Christian Patouraux talks with NewSpace People about why he founded Kacific, what makes the company different and why it is succeeding in emerging markets. “I didn’t start Kacific to generate cash or for the excitement of launching a satellite, I started it because I had a business plan that made sense.” Read the full interview […]
Kacific-1 will bring fast, cost-effective internet service to South East Asia and the Pacific Port Vila, Vanuatu– 5 September 2017 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has selected SpaceX as the launch provider for its Kacific-1 satellite, which is being built by The Boeing Company. Kacific-1 will be launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9, a […]
Dili, Timor-Leste, 31 August 2017 – Mountain bike enthusiasts around the globe will be able to follow every stage of Asia’s most famous mountain bike race, the 2017 Tour de Timor. This is the result of a broadband services agreement signed today between Tour organisers, Noble Timor, and Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific), the exclusive […]
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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