Australasia Satellite Forum

High Throughput, Low Cost – The Future Of Satellites In Asia Pacific

When a High Throughput Satellite sits above them, what customers need is a channel to unlock its potential. At the upcoming Australasia Satellite Forum, a dominant discourse will be the future of satellite broadband for the Pacific and South East Asia region. ITU data reports that “developing countries saw a compound annual growth rate in […]

Kacific at PITA 2018: Accessibility Grows Micro Markets In The Pacific

‘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 […]

Introducing GigStarter: Connect Your Connections

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 […]

SPACE & SATELLITE AU: “Kacific reveals ground infrastructure locations, new service provider strategy”

    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 […]

Flag ceremony marks Kacific-1 manufacturing at Boeing Satellite Systems International

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 […]

Kacific heads to New Zealand: ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’

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, […]

Kacific-1 Passes Critical Design Review – Moves Into Production Phase

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.                            

Kacific At PTC’18: Connecting Communities To Connect People

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.                 […]

NewSpace People: “No company has ever targeted this segment of the market with a realistic value proposition.”

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 […]

SpaceX Falcon 9

Kacific selects SpaceX to provide launch service

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 […]