Press Release

Kacific launches CommsBox: an all-in-one, transportable WiFi communications solution for disaster relief

First-of-its-kind product provides instant connectivity for civil defense and aid agencies in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Singapore, 2 May 2022 — …

May 03 2022 | Read More

Kacific and GuarantCo Named Winners of Cooperation of the Year Award at SIG Awards

Singapore, 4 April 2022 — Kacific and GuarantCo have won the Cooperation of the Year Award at the Satcoms Innovation Group Awards …

Apr 15 2022 | Read More

Kacific introduces Asia Pacific’s first HTS Ka-band Enterprise Backup service

Protects organisations from internet outages Singapore, 30 March 2022 — Kacific Broadband Satellites Group has responded to a growing interest in connectivity …

Apr 15 2022 | Read More

Kacific recognised with two awards at PTC ‘22

Singapore, 28 February 2022 — Kacific’s contributions to telecommunications throughout the Asia Pacific region have been recognised by the Pacific Telecommunications Council …

Apr 04 2022 | Read More

Kacific’s commitment to underserved communities recognised at the Asian Telecommunications Awards 2022

Singapore, 15 March 2022 – Kacific’s commitment to bridging the digital divide for unserved and underserved communities across Asia and the Pacific …

Apr 04 2022 | Read More

Kacific and Farmer Charlie team up to grow agricultural output and support sustainable development across Pacific

MoU addresses sustainable agriculture, climate change, land management, and risk mitigation for drought and floods for small farmers in remote communities [Singapore], …

Feb 15 2022 | Read More

Kacific wins Satellite Project of the Year at Global Carrier Awards 2021

Singapore December 2021 — Kacific’s COVID-19 Response has been recognized as the Satellite Project of the Year at the Global Carrier Awards …

Feb 01 2022 | Read More

Kacific Makes Entry Cost for Satellite Broadband More Affordable for Underserved Markets.

Easier setup, lower terminal and installation costs with high throughput ST Engineering iDirect MDM2010 IP Satellite Modem Singapore, 1 December 2021. Kacific …

Dec 01 2021 | Read More

Santo Beams Live into COP 26 powered by Kacific Community WiFi Service

Santo, Monday 8 November 2021 — Kacific Broadband Satellites is proud to support the Santo Sunset Environment Network (SSEN) in Vanuatu and …

Nov 25 2021 | Read More

The First Ka-band Mobile Backhaul Service by Kacific Enables Mobile Operators to Provide Better Service to Customers

Singapore, 22 November 2021. Kacific Broadband Satellites has introduced the first Ka-band Mobile Backhaul service for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and telecom …

Nov 23 2021 | Read More

Kacific and 3 Link roll out broadband satellite service to 118 health clinics across Vanuatu

Internet connectivity aims to lower maternal mortality rates in Vanuatu

Apr 27 2021 | Read More

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 …

Dec 07 2020 | Read More

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. …

Oct 30 2020 | Read More

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 …

Jul 22 2020 | Read More

Kacific1 Broadband Services Commence Across Asia Pacific

Singapore, 9 March 2020 – Kacific1, Kacific Broadband Satellites Group’s (Kacific) first communications satellite, has entered commercial service and is ready to …

Mar 09 2020 | Read More

Kacific Conducts First Mobile Backhaul over Geo-Stationary Ka-band Satellite in Pacific Islands

Singapore, 27 February 2020 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has successfully conducted the first Geo-Stationary Ka-band mobile backhaul test in the …

Feb 27 2020 | Read More

Kacific’s first satellite successfully launches to space! [English and Bahasa]

Cape Canaveral, FL. 16 December 2019 – Kacific1 was launched successfully into space aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 7.10pm Eastern …

Dec 17 2019 | Read More

JCSAT-18/Kacific1 Mission

SPACEX JCSAT18 Kacific1 Mission Press Kit  

Dec 16 2019 | Read More

Kacific secures US$160 million in long-term credit facilities

Singapore, 6 December 2019 – As it readies for its first satellite launch next week, Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) today announced …

Dec 06 2019 | Read More

ADB aims high – first ever ADB satellite financing expanding broadband access for millions

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (2 December 2019)—The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $50 million financing package today with Kacific Broadband Satellites International Limited …

Dec 02 2019 | Read More

Kacific and Tata Communications Ink Global IP Connectivity and Cyber Security Deal

Singapore, 28 November 2019 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has selected Tata Communications[1], a leading global digital infrastructure provider, to provide …

Nov 28 2019 | Read More

Kacific1 satellite arrives at SpaceX launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida

Cape Canaveral, FL. 14 November 2019 – The Kacific1 communications satellite, built by Boeing, has arrived at SpaceX facilities in Cape Canaveral, …

Nov 15 2019 | Read More

Kacific Secures Infrastructure Location With Petro1 For Its Broadband Services To Indonesia And The Wider Region.

Jakarta, Indonesia, 28 October 2019 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has selected PT. Petro One Indonesia (Petro1) to provide ground infrastructure …

Oct 28 2019 | Read More

Samoa’s Telecommunications Regulator Views Brand-New Kacific1 Satellite at Boeing Factory

24 September 2019 – Telecommunications regulator Lefaoali’i Unutoa Auelua-Fonoti recently visited the Boeing satellite factory in California, U.S.A. to view the Kacific1 …

Sep 24 2019 | Read More

L’Internet satellitaire à haut débit arrivera en Polynésie française au début 2020

3 Septembre 2019 – Dès 2020, 276 000 personnes pourront se connecter à l’internet satellitaire à haut-débit à travers la plupart des …

Sep 03 2019 | Read More

Agile Players Gravity and Kacific Bring Competition to Broadband Market

3 September 2019 – Gravity Internet (Gravity) and Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) have signed a 3-year deal which will bring strong …

Sep 03 2019 | Read More

Media Statement: Samoa’s Pacific Satellite Connectivity Project and Kacific

17 June 2019 “We are excited to work alongside the Office of the Regulator (OOTR) of Samoa and the International Telecommunication Union …

Jun 17 2019 | Read More

Pacific Satellite Connectivity Project – Samoa

PRESS RELEASE – Office of the Regulator, Samoa – 14 June 2019   The Hon. Minister of Communications & Information Technology, Afioga …

Jun 14 2019 | Read More

Kacific Recognised for Best Digital Inclusion in the Pacific

22 May 2019 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) won the award for Best Digital Inclusion at the 2019 Pacific ICT Awards …

May 22 2019 | Read More

Kacific1 Moves Into Final Phase Of Construction – On Track For 2019 Service

23 April 2019 – Following the successful completion of payload and bus integration, Boeing Satellite Systems International (Boeing) will begin antenna range …

Apr 23 2019 | Read More

Tongan Government Signs Deal With Kacific for Remote Island Connectivity and Fibre back-up

Nadi, 15 April 2019 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has signed a fifteen-year agreement with Tonga Satellite Limited, a Tongan government …

Apr 15 2019 | Read More

Kacific Becomes a Full Member of GVF

Kacific deepened its commitment to the GVF by attaining Full Membership   LONDON, 12 March 2019 – The Global VSAT Forum (GVF) …

Mar 13 2019 | Read More

Tongan Fibre-Optic Cable Outage Relieved by Satellite

Auckland, 21 January 2019 – Since 8:30pm yesterday evening (Sunday 20th January) Tonga Cable has been suffering an outage in the submarine …

Jan 21 2019 | Read More

Kacific Awards Newtec Contract To Boost Affordable Broadband Services Across Asia-Pacific On Kacific1

Newtec Dialog® platform will enable the delivery of applications to those beyond the reach of terrestrial infrastructures

Jan 10 2019 | Read More

Philippines VIPs Mark Milestones in the Construction of Kacific Satellite at Boeing Factory

18 December 2018 – Senior executives and investors from We Are IT (WIT) Philippines recently visited the Boeing satellite factory in El Segundo, California to mark an important construction milestone of Kacific1.

Dec 18 2018 | Read More

Kacific Accepts 2018 Better Satellite World Award

Kacific founder and CEO, Christian Patouraux, accepted the 2018 Better Satellite World Award at a ceremony in London on Monday night in recognition of the company’s work bringing affordable connectivity via next-generation satellites to the people of South East Asia and the Pacific.

Dec 05 2018 | Read More

John Hawker Strengthens Kacific Sales Team, Leading Efforts Across Melanesia and the Pacific

Kacific Broadband Satellites has appointed John Hawker as Vice President Sales, Melanesia and the Pacific. John has held senior roles in both the telecommunications and satellite industries in several of Kacific’s key markets throughout the Pacific and South East Asia.

Oct 01 2018 | Read More

Kacific Selects Kratos to Build State-of-the-Art Multi-Site Gateways for Kacific-1

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded an $11 million contract by Kacific Broadband Satellites, to design and build ground stations for Kacific’s new Ka-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) network.

Sep 07 2018 | Read More

Kacific appoints Brandon Seir to Head Broadband Marketing of Products as Satellite Launch Looms

Brandon is a marketing, sales and strategic planning specialist with over a decade of experience working in leading international telecommunications, internet service providers and digital technology companies.

Aug 23 2018 | Read More

Kacific and Gardamor to Connect Remote Health Clinics Throughout Timor-Leste

Remote and rural health clinics across Timor-Leste will soon be connected to high speed satellite internet, providing them access to newly launched AdenBox, an online portal to manage medicines and medical equipment, as well as AdenCare, the country’s central medical records database.

Jun 26 2018 | Read More

Kacific Selects SpaceX to Provide Launch Service

Kacific-1 will bring fast, cost-effective internet service to South East Asia and the Pacific   Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has selected …

Sep 05 2017 | Read More

Taking the Tour de Timor to the World via Kacific’s Satellite Connections

Mountain bike enthusiasts around the globe will be able to follow every stage of Asia’s most famous mountain bike race, the 2017 …

Aug 31 2017 | Read More

Kacific Places Order with Boeing for a High Throughput Satellite

  Kacific Broadband Satellites Pte Ltd (Kacific) today announced that it has ordered its Kacific-1 satellite from The Boeing Company (Boeing) based on the 702 …

Feb 20 2017 | Read More

Kacific’s First Operational Service – Connecting Rural Vanuatu to the World

Kacific Broadband Satellites today announced its first operational service, a high-speed broadband internet connection into the rural Lambubu area on Malekula Island …

Jul 20 2016 | Read More

Kacific selects AV-Comm teleport for first satellite broadband service in the Pacific

Kacific to utilise Av-Comm’s teleport to commence affordable internet services to consumers, public institutions and enterprise clients throughout the Pacific SYDNEY, May …

May 17 2016 | Read More

Kacific and BigNet bring fast affordable broadband to all Indonesians

Singapore – 15 May 2015 – Indonesian Satellite Service Provider, BigNet, has signed a US$78 million, long-term agreement with Kacific Broadband Satellites for …

May 14 2015 | Read More

Tokelau selects Kacific to deliver high-speed broadband

Singapore – 5 December 2014 – Teletok, the local telecommunications company of Tokelau and sole service provider, has selected Kacific to deliver its new …

Dec 05 2014 | Read More

Kacific to bring fast broadband to Kiribati’s most remote islands

Singapore – 20 October 2014 – People on all of the 33 islands and atolls of Kiribati will be able to enjoy high …

Oct 20 2014 | Read More

“Flying High” in August CommsDay

“Flying High,” in the August 2014 issue of CommsDay, looks at the latest generation of high throughput satellites poised for launch, with a particular focus …

Aug 05 2014 | Read More

Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation signs five year satellite broadband deal with Kacific

Singapore – 9 June 2014 – Kacific Broadband Satellites today announced that it has signed a five year agreement with Tuvalu Telecommunications …

Jun 09 2014 | Read More

Kacific satellite to provide faster, more affordable broadband to Pacific nations

Singapore – 9 December 2013 – Kacific Broadband Satellites today announced plans to launch a Ka Band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) to provide …

Dec 09 2013 | Read More