Thaicom, SpaceBridge and WTD Indonesia to Partner to Provide High-Speed Broadband Internet Connectivity to Enterprises, MNOs and Consumers in Indonesia
Bangkok Thailand, 5 April 2022 – Thaicom Public Company Limited (SET Thailand: THCOM), Asia’s leading satellite operator, provider of the capacity of IPSTAR, the world’s first high-throughput satellite (HTS) in partnership with SpaceBridge Inc., a Canadian corporation, the OEM designer and manufacturer of VSAT platform, of broadband satellite communications systems technology, and WTD, a rewarded Indonesian ISP, allowing for high-speed connectivity anywhere in the Indonesian territory announced today the delivery and commissioning of an HTS multiple spot beam (MSB) Ku-band broadband VSAT network. SpaceBridge Inc., Thaicom and WTD are providing the end-to-end solution based on the in-country managed services. The network delivers services over IPSTAR Satellite, enabling communities, Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), enterprises, consumers, hospitals, first responders, government and defense entities to transmit true real-time internet applications data over satellite, with the highest level of service assurance and quality of experience, unlike traditional provisioning of competing services in the country.
Patompob (Nile) Suwansiri, Thaicom’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We would like to thank SpaceBridge Inc. and WTD for their trust in us to provide the HTS capacity needed to support the expansion of communications infrastructure for Indonesia. As the world’s first high-throughput satellite (HTS), we believe that IPSTAR capacity will provide customers with an enhanced broadband satellite service experience. On top of that, we are confident that this agreement will strengthen our regional partnerships and accelerate economic growth across Indonesia.”
“We are pleased to be part of this important infrastructure build-up and contribute with our latest technology, along with two major players in the territory. The three parties’ combination of latest highest efficiency and availability HTS technology, Advanced HTS Ku-band Satellite and superior service delivery through local ISP as WTD, will bring an excellent quality of service and great experience to the Indonesian community”, says in quote Mr. David Gelerman, SpaceBridge Inc. CEO and President.
“We are very optimistic with our international cooperation between Spacebridge, IPSTAR satellite and WTD, that can open a wide range of opportunities, especially for the Indonesia area. Indonesia is an archipelagic country where millions of people still desperately need to cross the digital divide, acquire the internet connection to improve their quality of life. We believe that our Advanced HTS based VSAT network solution can provide enormous benefits to the people of Indonesia presently and years ahead” says Mr. Wahyu Dirgantoro, WTD Managing Director.
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