Metrasat News

12 Juni 2017, 13:08

Metrasat Becomes As Speaker At APSAT 2017 International Conference

Metrasat as a subsidiary of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom), which is engaged in communications services using satellite broadband devices VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) is given the confidence to be a speaker in the Asia Pacific Pacifict Satellite Communication System 2017 (APSAT 2017). The conference was themed "The Experience of True Broadband Through Satellite" held on 17-18 May 2017 at Grand Ballroom fairmont Hotel, Jakarta.

The conference was organized by the Indonesian Satellite Association (ASSI) consisting of satellite companies located in Indonesia. According to the Executive General Manager of PT Metrasat, Mr. Bogi Witjaksono said that "This is a valuable opportunity for Metrasat, as it is trusted by ASSI to be a speaker at this International Conference to discuss satellite business in the future."

APSAT is a medium for sharing views, sharing experiences, finding a new opportunities and updating information about the latest developments in the satellite industry. APSAT 2017 is an annual 16th  international conference on the satellite communication aspect, and it is a remarkable annual event in Indonesia, recognized and supported by the international telecommunications industry, professionals and government institutions.

Director of APSAT 2017, Mr. Sigit Jatiputro in his speech said that "This international conference was held to discuss increasing Asia Pacific satellite market and wider implementation of satellite communications."

The international conference was held for two days. On the first day, it focuses on business and satellite markets, starting from panel discussions of international satellite business actors with a focus on potential markets in the Asia Pacific region. On the second day,  talked about information about the technology and the demand for satellite cellular backhaul.

Today the Satellite Industry is poised for a relatively stable long-term growth. This is driven by technological innovations and fundamental demand for consumer-based services, such as electronic propulsion and dynamic power allocation. With this innovation will have broad implications for the design and construction of satellites, which in turn can change the cost structure of new capacity deployment.