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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

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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Jan 27 2021

The Magic of the Internet Protocol

By Marcus Bicknell As you read this article today, take a moment to think about the miracle of its arrival on your PC, tablet or smartphone. Every bit and byte from my desk has arrived perfectly on yours. It might have travelled via optical fibre, coaxial cable, twisted pair ADSL, under-ocean cable, satellite or terrestrial …

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News

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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Jan 28 2021

Ka-band’s faster, cheaper internet for rural Nepal

Following the recommendation of the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) to the government on opening the Ka-band frequency segment (19.7-21.2 Ghz Downlink, paired with 29.5-31 Ghz Uplink) for use in Nepal, all regions in the country are expected to benefit from faster internet at affordable rates. The recommendation means that businesses, communities and government agencies within …

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Jan 22 2021

Get a headstart on your personal goals for 2021

Pursue an education with Murdoch University at Kaplan, which offers specialised programmes and flexibility for everyone ” Mr Appoose Jose, a Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity and forensics programme part-time student, is passionate about combating cyber threats that can affect “day-to-day lives such as online trades, social media as well as our personal devices”. As …

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