Kacific Broadband Satellites Pte Ltd, which has ordered the Kacific-1 satellite from The Boeing Co. based on the 702 satellite platform, will launch the satellite in 2019.
In a statement Tuesday, Kacific said the platform satellite will be shared with JCSAT-18, ordered by SKY Perfect JSAT Corp.
Kacific Chief Executive Officer Christian Patouraux said Kacific-1 will enable people in areas that currently lacked affordable high-speed Internet to access online education, healthcare and public services and grow their local economies.
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