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Dec 07 2020

Satellite dishes open communication lines for rural health facilities in PNG’s Western Province

Papua New Guinea, 7th December 2020 The PNG Sustainable Development Program Limited (SDP) is working with Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific), Emstret Holdings and Tag Energy to install and operate 30 satellite dishes powered by a solar system (1kW solar kits & LED light fittings). These satellite dishes have started to connect 30 remote health …

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Oct 30 2020

Kacific Plans Second Satellite: Kacific2

30 October 2020 –Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has started directing resources towards the planning and design of its next satellite, Kacific2. Kacific2 will add capacity to its largest, high-demand markets of Indonesia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea, as well as expand its reach wider into South East Asia and further into Central and …

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Jul 22 2020

Tuvalu Government signs agreement with Kacific for wide-ranging suite of connectivity services

Nationwide connectivity, trunking, mobile backhaul, marine and back-up services Funafuti, Tuvalu, 22 July 2020 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has signed a five-year agreement with the Government of Tuvalu to provide the Pacific Island nation with high-speed broadband internet connectivity via satellite. The bandwidth, supplied by Kacific’s high-throughput satellite Kacific1, will connect agencies, businesses, …

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Blog

Mar 08 2021

Rural Connectivity Symposium for National Development, Kathmandu, Nepal

5 March – Kacific Broadband Satellites, Ltd hosted the first Rural Connectivity Symposium for National Development at the Hotel Yak and Yeti in Kathmandu, Nepal. The symposium gathered government officials, Network and Internet Service Providers, as well as Nepali entrepreneurs and local and international NGOs from the development and disaster response sectors to discuss Nepal’s …

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Feb 22 2021

Kacific1: The Advantages of Geostationary Orbit

On 16 December 2019, Kacific launched its first Ka-band HTS satellite, Kacific1, into geostationary orbit from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle. The satellite became operational in early 2020. But what is a geostationary orbit? It’s a grand phenomenon of physics, and where most satellites reside. The geostationary orbit (GEO) is …

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Feb 08 2021

YOU can be an Internet Service Provider… with Kacific’s FlexVNO

The internet has empowered millions of small and medium enterprises worldwide, putting new commercial players into the driver’s seat. Take virtual marketplaces like eBay or AliExpress for example; the smallest business, even a single person working from home, can become a successful online retailer without bearing the cost of building and hosting their own e-commerce …

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News

Apr 13 2021

Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation Partners with Kacific to Deliver Internet Nationwide with Maximum Flexibility

Kacific’s flexible satellite broadband services are providing Tuvalu with a platform for digital transformation across Government, schools, businesses and communities. Flexible bandwidth enables wide array of applications Services: Kacific Flex VNO, Trunking Location: Tuvalu, South Pacific The Government of Tuvalu is undertaking a major reform to the nation’s telecom sector in order to digitally transform …

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Apr 07 2021

Christian Patouraux shares how Kacific is changing lives of rural communities with Priority Magazine

  We are honoured to be featured in the latest edition of Singapore Airline’s in-flight magazine Priority Magazine! In the article, Kacific CEO Christian Patouraux speaks about improving the lives of rural communities in countries such as Bhutan and Tuvalu by offering fast and affordable broadband.  From the article:   ‘Patouraux admits his surprise by the changes that their internet access has …

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Mar 01 2021

Kacific has won INSEAD Alumni Association ‘Business as a Force for Good Award – 2021’

By Nathalie DE SPIEGELEIRE After several rounds of consideration, we are pleased to announce that we will confer the Business as a Force for Good Award Singapore – 2021 Edition to Kacific Broadband Satellites Ltd. We were particularly impressed by the impact it made in helping rural communities improve healthcare and education conditions. We were also …

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