September 2010: APSCC Monthly e-Newsletter
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SATELLITE BUSINESS NEWS
ETRI to Collaborate on SAT Planned Integrated Satellite Terrestrial Program
SAT, Star Asia Technologies PTE, Ltd, a developer of mobile satellite and terrestrial broadband wireless services
is teaming with the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Korea's research institute for
plan development of an advanced integrated satellite and terrestrial program. Through the agreement, ETRI will
join SAT’s analysis of echo-system characteristics, and cost benefit forecasts concerning a planned regional
mobile satellite and terrestrial communications system.
Hughes Announces Formation of HughesNet China
August 3, 2010 - Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced the formation of HughesNet China Co. Ltd., a joint
venture of Hughes and China UnifiedNet, demonstrating the Company's commitment to serve this strategic and
rapidly growing market. Hughes China will offer a wide range of managed broadband network services to telecom
carriers and major enterprise customers, and will support the government's initiatives in expanding rural
development through access to education and emergency communications across China. Hughes China expects
to commence commercial services in the fourth quarter of this year utilizing the latest Hughes technologies,
including HN System Network Operations Centers (NOCs) in Beijing and Chengdu, and high-performance
HN9200 and HN9400 broadband satellite routers.
Half-Year THAICOM 4 Revenues Increases 19.5%
August 11, 2010 - THAICOM Public Company reported its total revenues for the first half of the year were Baht
3.43 billion. Revenues from the satellite business increased 9.1%, while revenues from internet and media
increased 26.5%, compared to the same period of last year. Revenues from THAICOM 4 were Baht 1.20 billion
for the first half of 2010, an increase of 19.5% from the same period last year mainly due to the 43.6% rise of
bandwidth revenue coming from Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia. Revenues from THAICOM 2 and 5
satellites were Baht 1.15 billion, an increase of 0.1% from the same period of 2009.
Thuraya Launches Aeronautical Communication Service
August 11, 2010 - Thuraya Telecommunications Company announced the launch of its first satellite aeronautical
service, AviationsComms, offering voice communications on board all types of aircraft. The initial service is based
on Thuraya’s compact narrowband terminal which provides voice, fax and 9.6Kbps circuit switch data, as well as
GmPRS data at speeds of up to 60 Kbps. A broadband terminal is currently in development and will provide
higher data speeds of up to 444 Kbps in standard mode and up to 384 Kbps in streaming mode, as well as voice
and optional onboard GSM services. Based on hardware developed by SATSYS, Thuraya AviationsComms has a
compact design and the terminal features a small antenna, a very light weight and extremely cost-effective.
NSR Found MSS Industry Stretched But Sees Fortunes Turning Around
August 17, 2010 - NSR's annual analysis of the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) market found the industry
remained generally stable over the past 12 months amidst turmoil surrounding the global economy and continues
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to trudge forward and plan for its next growth phase. NSR forecasts the global market for mobile satellite services
will grow from $4.2 billion in retail revenue in 2009 to $10.9 billion in 2019. The MSS-ATC/CGC segment, which is
taking on a whole new shape, appears to be a bright spot. The MSS killer application, data services, is
unfortunately a low airtime consumption market. However, data is also raising more awareness of the quality of
mobile satellite connectivity and its importance, and acceptance, should grow with increased capabilities and
integration with positioning, navigation, safety of life, security and movement, and tracking applications.
Globecomm Awarded $4.3 Million Infrastructure Contract
August 30, 2010 - Globecomm Systems Inc. received a contract from a major media & entertainment company
valued at $4.3 million. Under the terms set forth in the contract, Globecomm will design and install a direct-to-
home (DTH) satellite uplink and upgrade an existing uplink facility to enable the customer’s growing business.
Globecomm anticipates the completion of this contract in the Company’s fiscal year 2011 fourth quarter ending
Colem Expands Into Asia
August 2, 2010 - Colem announced that it has appointed Carrick Communications Ltd as its agent for the Asia-
Pacific region. Colem’s NMS systems range from very large systems covering multiple earth station sites and
associated control centers (typically 5,000 data points), to civil and military mobile, flyaway and SNG terminals. In
addition to over 20 years NMS experience, the success of Colem’s NMS systems is enhanced by the use of a
market-leading, industry-standard core SCADA engine, used in all process control industries worldwide. This
mature, well-supported system is in stark contrast to some NMS systems, which are based upon specific in-house
C-COM Announces Issuance of Stock Options
August 4, 2010 - C-COM Satellite Systems announced, pursuant to the requirements of the TSX Venture
Exchange, that it has granted options to purchase 125,000 common shares of C-COM to certain directors and
officers of C-COM. The stock options were granted pursuant to the terms of C-COM's stock option plan and are
exercisable at $0.300 per share. This grant forms part of a total remuneration package. Stock option grants are
subject to necessary regulatory approvals. The new data center is expected to be completed by end of 2011.
NDS Increases Focus on Advanced Advertising Solutions in APAC
August 3, 2010 - NDS announced an increased focus on advanced advertising solutions in the Asia Pacific region,
reinforced by the appointment of Darryn Rodricks as Director, Advertising Solutions, Asia Pacific. The NDS suite
of advanced advertising solutions, NDS DynamicTM, enables TV operators to manage, deliver and execute
advanced and interactive advertising campaigns to improve their existing advertising sales and develop new
advertising revenue streams; all reinforced by accurate viewing analysis for programmers. The NDS Dynamic
suite has three solutions, audience measurement, addressable advertising and interactive advertising.
Orbit Selected for $19 million Navy Contract
August 4, 2010 - Orbit Technologies has received a $19 million order to provide satellite communications
systems to one of the world’s principal navies. This $19 million order comprises the supply of a large number of
broadband satellite communications systems that includes Ku Band OrSat-G and C Band systems. The order
also includes a long term multi-year service contract. Both the Ku and C Band system types are based on a
unique technology which boasts the best footprint-to-performance ratio on the market. This is significant as it
allows for VSAT installations on tight-space platforms.
Gigasat Operates at the Top of the World
August 6, 2010 - GigaSat announced that its FA-180 1.8m flyaway DSNG terminal has operated faultlessly from
a plateau at 3,900m (12,825ft) near to Everest's base camp. Nepal Television (NTV) utilized the superior FA-180
for live transmission of a Nepalese cabinet meeting to raise awareness of the effects of climate change. The
system operated faultlessly for the duration of the meeting, during which some ministers had to wear oxygen
masks to help them breathe in the thin air.
Frost & Sullivan Expects Asia-Pacific Video Conferencing Market to Grow Strongly
August 11, 2010 - The Asia-Pacific video conferencing endpoints market is expected to grow strongly with
revenues rising at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 13.6 percent till 2016 reaching nearly US$820
million. Unit shipments meanwhile are predicted to grow at a CAGR of 16.3 percent (2009-2016). According to
Frost & Sullivan, AP Video Conferencing Endpoints Market finds that the market - covering 14 AP countries,
including Japan - will earn estimated revenues of US$367.5 million by the close of 2010, growing 9.5 percent
year-on-year; while shipments will grow by 14.1 percent to 108,434 units. HD adoption to continue rising through
to 2016, even in countries like China and India - where SD systems currently dominate - as unit pricing declines
further and customers realize the improved usability experience with HD.
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Channel One Russia Boosts Asian Coverage via SatLink
August 11, 2010 - Channel One Russia Worldwide and SatLink Communications Ltd. announced that SatLink
was selected to provide Channel One Russia with broadcasting services to the Asia-Pacific region including
throughout Southeast Asia, the Pacific Region, and Australia. SatLink`s AsiaSat-5 platform significantly enhances
the reach and improves the quality of Channel One Russia Worldwide`s signal in the region. Located at 100.5
degrees East, AsiaSat-5 provides unprecedented regional power and coverage. Its C-band beam covers China,
India, Indonesia and other mass markets, altogether reaching 53 countries and regions in Asia, the Middle East,
Eastern Europe, CIS and Australasia.
Optus Launches National 6Mbps Satellite Service
August 18, 2010 - Optus confirmed Optus Premium Satellite will be launched delivering downstream speeds of 6
Mbps and 1Mbps up to six times the speed available under current offerings subsidized by the Government’s
Australian Broadband Guarantee (ABG) program. It also comes ahead of the launch of an interim satellite solution
from NBN Co, which has already been approved by the Government and will soon be tendered out to possible
suppliers.The service will use the Gilat SkyEdge II platform, with DVB-S2 technology allowing Optus to drive more
bits through its D1 Ku-band satellite. Optus is aiming the new offering primarily at small businesses and corporate
enterprise in the first instance, particularly targeting mining and construction companies looking to provide remote
staff with internet access.
Saudi Government Awards Major Contract to Newtec
August 25, 2010 - Newtec and First Gulf Company are partnering to implement the next-generation television
and radio exchange network of the Saudi Arabian government's nationwide media transformation program. The
initial deployment of this network will include HD-capable terminals and a central earth station pointed to Arabsat
5A. It will use Ku-band satellite bandwidth with Ka-band when the extra satellite capability becomes available.
Newtec's participation in this contract provisions for the expansion of Saudi Arabia's capacity for Digital Terrestrial
TV (DTT) broadcasting, with the extra capacity being used both for migration to HD of the current channels, and
accommodates the first private broadcasters.
Alsumaria Improves Satellite Service to Iraq with Newtec
August 30, 2010 – Alsumaria, Iraqi satellite broadcaster reached the third stage of its investment in Newtec’s
modulation equipment with DualFlow™ and FlexACM® technologies, as part of its migration towards tapeless
news production. The latest stage of its infrastructure project involves the installation of DualFlow and FlexACM in
its fleet of DSNG units for increased productivity, faster delivery of news content and reduced costs. DualFlow
allows broadcasters to transport IP over satellite, either separately or in combination with traditional ASI live
streams on the same carrier. When used on a modem, DualFlow enables two-way IP interactivity over satellite,
making it possible to introduce new services into the broadcast workflows. By turning DSNG vans into remote
offices, DualFlow increases the productivity of the remote teams.
Intelsat Strengthens Its Media Neighborhood at 66º East
August 10, 2010 – Intelsat S.A. signed a multi-year contract with Sony Pictures Television for capacity on the
Intelsat 17 satellite (IS-17), enhancing Intelsat's media neighborhoods in the Indian Ocean region. IS-17 will be
positioned at 66º E, effectively next to the Asian video distribution neighborhood located at 68.5º E, on the Intelsat
10 satellite. Slated for launch later 2010, IS-17 will provide C- and Ku-band capacity across Europe, the Middle
East, Africa, Russia and Asia. This satellite will replace the Intelsat 702 satellite and is designed to provide
service for the next 16 years.
THAICOM Renewed MCOT Contract
August 11, 2010 – THAICOM Public Company announced the company signed a five-year transponder leasing
renewal contract with MCOT Public Company Limited (MCOT), one of the largest national broadcasters in
Thailand. This renewal contract will be valid until 2018, with the total value of the contract worth $22 million.
MCOT is leasing transponders on THAICOM 5 satellite including C-band global beam (36 MHz) and regional
beam (11 MHz). Presently, MCOT Plc. broadcasts three channels including Modern Nine TV, Asean TV and
MCOT 1. MCOT has planned to expand many satellite TV channels in the near future. THAICOM has more than
300 television channels on its platforms from broadcasters throughout Asia-Pacific, including MCOT of Thailand.
2 New Urdu Channels Join AsiaSat 3S
August 30, 2010 – Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd (AsiaSat) announced that Sports Star Intertional
Private Limited (SSI) of Pakistan has signed a new agreement to deliver 2 new Urdu-language satellite channels,
A-Lite and A-Plus on AsiaSat 3S. A-Lite is Pakistan’s 1 female-oriented channel to highlight women’s issue in
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the society. A-Plus is an entertainment channel. SSI also operates Pakistan’s first and largest private terrestrial
television network ATV on AsiaSat 3S. It provides quality television entertainment to audiences in Pakistan
terrestrially and in more than 50 countries across AsiaSat 3S’s extensive C-band footprint.
LAUNCH / SPACE NEWS
Astrium Signs Contract with Vietnam for an Earth Observation Satellite
August 2, 2010 – Astrium signed a €55.2 million contract with the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
(VAST) for the development, manufacture and launch of an Earth observation optical satellite system. The
contract relates to the Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster Monitoring Satellite VNREDSat-1
and the corresponding ground systems. The space system comprises an optical satellite capable of capturing
images with a resolution of 2.5 meters, the associated ground control, image receiving and processing stations,
and a co-operation and training program for the Vietnamese engineers. The image receiving and processing
terminals will be integrated in Vietnam’s existing ENRMS monitoring station, a multi-satellite ground facility
operated by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Arianespace Announces Launch Contracts with ISRO
August 5, 2010 - The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) chose Arianespace to launch its GSAT 10
communications satellite. The launch is slated for the first quarter of 2012, using an Ariane 5 from the Guiana
Space Center, Europe's Spaceport, in Kourou, French Guiana. GSAT 10 is designed, assembled and integrated
by ISRO. Weighing about 3,425 kg. at launch, it has payloads for communications, navigation and broadcasting
(DTH). Positioned at 83 degrees East, its primary payload comprises 12 Ku-band transponders, 12 C-band and
12 Extended C-band transponders. GSAT 10 coverage zone will include the entire Indian sub-continent. The
satellite's design life exceeds 15 years.
Intelsat Chooses Arianespace for Intelsat-20
August 5, 2010 - Intelsat chose Arianespace to launch its Intelsat-20 satellite during the second quarter of 2012.
Weighing 5,800 kg. at liftoff, Intelsat-20 will be boosted into geostationary transfer orbit by an Ariane 5 ECA from
the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Intelsat-20 will be built by Space Systems/Loral and will
provide at least 15 years of in-orbit service. Positioned at 68.5 degrees East, this high-power satellite will deliver a
wide range of telecommunications, video, voice and data transmission services, enabling Intelsat to expand its
global coverage in the C and Ku bands. It will replace the Intelsat-7 and Intelsat-10 satellites.
Inmarsat Contracts 3-Satellite with Boeing
August 6, 2010 – Inmarsat announced a contract with The Boeing Company for the delivery of three 702HP Ka-
band satellites. The fixed-price contract, with options, three 702HP commercial spacecraft with 89 Ka-band
beams that will operate in geosynchronous orbit with flexible global coverage. The Boeing satellites will provide
Inmarsat with the ability to adapt to shifting subscriber usage patterns of high data rates, specialized applications
and evolving demographics over a projected 15-year lifetime. In a separate arrangement, Boeing has also
entered into a distribution partnership with Inmarsat to provide L- and Ka-band capacity to key users within the
U.S. government. The new satellite series, Inmarsat-5 spacecraft will be compatible with the Ariane, Sea Launch,
Proton and Atlas launch vehicles. Launch services will be procured by Inmarsat.
SpaceX Successfully Completes Test
August 20, 2010 - SpaceX announced that their Dragon spacecraft completed a high altitude drop test. This is
the last test to validate parachute deployment systems and recovery operations before the craft’s first launch.
Later this year, SpaceX will take the next step in testing, delivering an operational Dragon to low earth orbit atop a
Falcon 9. SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft and its Falcon 9 launch vehicle have been selected by NASA to deliver
supplies to and from the International Space Station starting in 2011. The Dragon spacecraft can return as much
as 2,500 kilograms (5,510 lbs) of cargo from the space station back to Earth, a service not offered by any other
commercial cargo supply system.
Boeing’s UHF Satellites With Intelsat
August 24, 2010 - Intelsat S.A. signed Boeing for a second ultra-high frequency (UHF) hosted payload on another
of the four commercial communications satellites that Intelsat ordered from Boeing last year. The second UHF
hosted payload will be installed on the IS-27 satellite. The payload will offer 20 25-KHz UHF channels capable of
serving the U.S. government and other Intelsat General clients. The second payload will be identical to the UHF
payload for the Australian Defense Force that will be hosted on the IS-22 satellite and launched in 2012, and will
operate in a 72 degrees east orbital slot over the Indian Ocean. The payload is powered by two solar wings, each
with three panels of ultra triple-junction gallium arsenide solar cells. IS-27 is planned to operate over the Atlantic
Ocean region at 55 degrees west longitude and will provide simultaneous operation of 39 C- and Ku-band
transponders that deliver optimized video, network and voice services to the Americas and Europe.
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ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 Payloads Finalized
August 30, 2010 - Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) finalized the list of payloads for its Chandrayaan-2
Lunar Mission. The remote-sensing satellite's main goal is to provide further evidence to confirm the presence of
ice below the shadowed regions of the Moon's surface and probe the planet's chemical composition. The second
Indian mission will have an orbital flight vehicle constituting an Orbital Craft (OC) and a Lunar Craft (LC) that can
carry a soft landing system up to Lunar Transfer Trajectory (LTT). The spacecraft will weigh 1.4 tons and have
five payloads attached to it. The successful launch of the Chandrayaan-1 on board the Indian-built PSLV-C11
rocket in October 2008 made India the third Asian country to send an unmanned probe to the Earth's largest
satellite after Japan and China.
China Launches New Mapping Satellite
August 24, 2010 - China successfully launched a mapping satellite, "Mapping Satellite - I," from the northwestern
Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 3:10 p.m. (Beijing time) Tuesday. The satellite, which was launched on a Long
March 2-D carrier rocket, had entered into the preset orbit, according to the center. The satellite, developed by a
company under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), would be mainly used to
conduct scientific experiments, carry out surveys on land resources, and mapping, said a statement on the
Ministry of National Defense website. The remote sensing information and test results from the satellite would
promote the country's scientific research and economic development, said the statement. The launch was the
128th for China's Long March series of rockets since April 24, 1970, when a Long March-1 rocket successfully
sent the country's first satellite Dongfanghong-1 into the space.
DigitalGlobe Announces the Development of WorldView3
August 30, 2010 - DigitalGlobe announced that it has contracted Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation to
build its next imaging satellite, WorldView-3. The company also contracted with ITT Corporation to build the
imaging system for WorldView-3. The imaging system will be capable of capturing 8-band multispectral high-
resolution imagery. The WorldView-3 satellite is scheduled to be ready for launch in 2014. Ball and ITT have
previously built the trio of DigitalGlobe satellites currently on orbit including QuickBird launched in 2001,
WorldView-1 launched in 2007, and WorldView-2 launched in 2009.
John G. Grimes Appointed to iDirect Board of Directors
August 3, 2010 – iDirect announced that John G. Grimes has been named to the iDirect Board of Directors.
Grimes is a U.S. Air Force veteran who has held numerous high-ranking federal government positions for the U.S.
National Security Council, Department of Defense and the White House. He joins a diverse, global team of senior
advisors who are responsible for iDirect’s strategic growth. Grimes brings extensive military defense and
information technology leadership to the iDirect Board. He served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for
Networks and Information Integration (ASD NII) / Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the
U.S. Federal Government from 2005 through 2009. Grimes held prominent public service positions including
Director for National Security Telecommunications Policy; Director of Defense Command, Control and
Communications Programs; and Senior Director, White House Situation Support Staff.
Darryn Rodricks Joined NDS as Advertising Solutions Director, Asia Pacific
August 3, 2010 – NDS announced that the company appointed Darryn Rodricks as Director, Advertising Solutions,
Asia Pacific. Darryn will be responsible for the positioning and sale of NDS’ advanced advertising solutions to
major advertisers, advertising agencies, content providers and pay-TV operators across the Asia Pacific region.
Darryn is a seasoned advertising industry professional with 17 years of experience in the Asia Pacific region. For
the previous nine years he held the position of Vice President of Integrated Sales and Marketing with STAR TV
based in their Hong Kong office. In his role with STAR TV, Darryn was responsible for running large integrated
marketing campaigns across the region for STAR TV clients.
Ken Carroll Joined EchoStar as Chief Operating Officer
August 4, 2010 - EchoStar Satellite Services has announced that 20-year satellite TV industry veteran Ken
Carroll has been named Chief Operating Officer. Carroll will report to Dean Olmstead, President of EchoStar
Satellite Services, and will have operational oversight over capacity leasing, ViP-TV, and other satellite-related
businesses as they become operational. Prior to joining EchoStar, Carroll served as President and Chief
Operating Officer at WildBlue, a nationwide satellite broadband company based in Denver. He's also served as
Chief Financial Officer for Liberty Satellite & Technology and direct-to-home satellite TV provider PrimeStar.
Peter Liberi Appointed New Position at Satcom Global
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August 11, 2010 - Satcom Global announced Peter Liberi`s new appointment as the Vice President of Global
Business Development. Liberi joined Satcom Global in November of 2008 and brings with him over 20 years of
satellite communications experience in both the MSS and VSAT markets. Since joining Satcom Global he has
focused on the US Market and contributed to the expansion of business in that Region. In his expanded role as
VP of Global Business Development, Liberi will focus on global sales growth within the company`s key sectors of
Maritime, Government, B2B, and Enterprise as well as expanding the group`s VSAT services within these
verticals. He will also help launch Satcom Global`s newest offering, Horizon, a portfolio of products including ultra
low bandwidth VoIP and optimized data over satellite in both pre-paid and post paid markets.
Michael Butler Joined Addvalue as Additional Independent Director
August 31, 2010 - Addvalue Technologies Ltd announced the appointment of Mr. Michael J Butler as an
additional Independent Director of the Company with effect from September 1, 2010. As an Independent Director,
Mr. Butler will be a member of the Audit Committee, Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee of the
Company. Mr. Butler has over 20 years of successful commercial experience in world-class telecommunication
businesses, including more than 10 years in senior general management roles with full P&L responsibility. From
May 2000 to April 2009, Mr. Butler was Managing Director, then President & Chief Operating Officer and an
executive board director of Inmarsat, a FTSE 100 company.
World Satellite Business Week, September 6-9, Paris, France
Next Generation Satellite Communications Workshop, September 9-10, Jeju, Korea
7th Annual Satellite Interference Conference, September 28-30, CA, USA,
APSCC 2010 Satellite Conference & Exhibition, October 5-7, Tokyo, Japan,
CASBAA Convention 2010, October 25-28, Hong Kong, http://events.casbaa.com/convention/
The CASBAA Convention 2010 is the only annual Asia Pacific meeting that gathers the leading visionaries and
influencers from the region's fast-evolving pay-TV, satellite services, advertising, content, telecommunications and
technology sectors. Themed "Unlock Your Networks", the must-attend CASBAA Convention connects the dots
between Platforms, Channels, Technology and Partnerships.
Oil & Gas Communications South East Asia 2010, November 23-24, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Oil & Gas Communications South East Asia 2010: ‘Redefining the Digital Oilfield Onshore, Offshore, Deep &
Ultra-Deepwater’ (O&GCSEA2010), 23-24 November, brings the GVF & EMP Oil & Gas Communications Series
to its landmark 10th event and also the third annual conference in the Series for the South East Asia region. For
further information visit www.ukemp.co.uk/3rd.O&G.SEAsia.2010/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
Convergence India 2011, March 24-26, 2011, India, http://www.convergenceindia.org/index11.html
Convergence India is recognized as South Asia’s largest event in the ICT sector. Future focused, the event
constitutes various elements which universally attract stakeholders from across the industry, at all levels of
organizations and from all over the world, for a truly global ICT platform. Convergence India is the only showcase
in South Asia to propagate the convergence of delivery systems as the preferred platform for vendors, operators,
service providers and IT companies.
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