Dec 05 2019

Directing affordable broadband capacity to places where its most needed

In this month’s edition of Global VSAT Forum’s CEO View section, Kacific’s Founder and CEO Christian Patouraux reminisces about a trip he took to a remote village many years ago that inspired the founding of Kacific Broadband Satellites.

“I traveled to a community so remote that it took a two-hour flight, followed by a three-hour drive, and a four-hour hike to finally arrive at a clinic that was so remote even the nurses did not want to live there. When faced with a medical emergency in this environment, the ability to contact a specialist doctor for advice or transport could mean the difference between life and death. ”

“In the years since, I have seen for myself the game-changing effects that affordable connectivity has on people, both economically and socially”

Read the full article here.