Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), Asia’s premier satellite solutions provider, offers reliable satellite connectivity, media and data solutions to customers in the broadcast, telecommunications and mobility sectors through its fleet of six commercial satellites, including AsiaSat 4, AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat 6, AsiaSat 7, AsiaSat 8 and AsiaSat 9, and teleport infrastructure.
Serving more than two-thirds of the world’s population at five prime orbital locations of 100.5ºE, 105.5ºE, 120ºE, 122ºE and 147.5ºE, AsiaSat’s satellites provide region-wide C-band coverage over the Asia-Pacific and high powered Ku-band fixed and steerable beams serving East Asia, South Asia, South East Asia, Australasia and Middle East regions, as well as Ka-band payload for regional coverage.
AsiaSat was formed in 1988 in Hong Kong as Asia’s first privately owned regional satellite operator. Since the launch of its first satellite, AsiaSat 1, in 1990, AsiaSat has been at the forefront of Asian satellite television. Today, AsiaSat offers global clients end-to-end media services including Asia’s most popular satellite TV distribution platforms for premier content from South Asia, East Asia, South East Asia, Europe, Middle East and global TV networks, offering access to over 850 million TV households in the Asia‐Pacific. AsiaSat also provides integrated, fully managed data solutions for maritime and aero services, fixed and mobile networks for businesses and consumers across the region.
Through its Tai Po Earth Station in Hong Kong and worldwide service partners, AsiaSat offers integrated, end-to-end transmission solutions including signal downlink, turnaround and uplink; fibre connectivity; MCPC platforms; signal encryption; playout and broadcast facilities; live streaming; IP-based, hybrid OTT service; hosting services; disaster recovery facilities; and maritime equipment and solutions.
For more than 30 years, AsiaSat has been expanding its fleet capacity and teleport facilities to provide a full range of space and ground solutions, and through growing partnership to meet clients’ business needs. With the launch of its new maritime connectivity service, SAILAS and the acquisition of a majority stake in One Click Go Live, a Hong Kong-based live streaming service provider in 2021, AsiaSat has enhanced its capability in providing comprehensive transmission and data connectivity solutions for media, data and mobility services across the region.
AsiaSat’s two major shareholders are CITIC Group Corporation and Carlyle Asia Partners IV, L.P.