Selling satellite capacity to television broadcasters and broadband network operators is no longer sufficient to support growth, according to several Asia-Pacific satellite operators.
KT Sat eyes North Korean business • Outdoor Wi-Fi interfering with Globalstar constellation • Viasat buys British defense company
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SpaceX’s Oct. 30 launch of the Koreasat-5A telecommunications satellite doubled the number of Falcon 9 missions completed in a single year and ties the company with United Launch Alliance’s record of 16 launches in one year.
Regional satellite fleet operator KT Sat, continuing its quest to raise its stature outside of its home country of South Korea, forged a landmark partnership Aug. 30 with a ship network supplier to offer satellite connectivity to the Japanese maritime market.