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May 18th, 2016

SpeedCast To Manage Ground Station For Protected X-Band SATCOM Services In APAC

SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA) has partnered with Airbus Defence and Space to design, build and provide onsite management for the ground anchor station for the Skynet 5A satellite in Asia Pacific, following its relocation in 2015, to provide extended coverage to the region, including the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific regions.

The ground station was officially opened at the combined SpeedCast and Airbus Defence and Space facility on Monday, May 16, 2016 by Her Excellency Menna Rawlings CMG, the British High Commissioner to Australia.
 PJ Beylier, the CEO of SpeedCast, stated that his company's commitment in supporting defense and government comms in APAC were demonstrated through their support of this program and brought a new dimension to secure tactical SATCOM services.