LBisat to use C-band capacity on Asiasat 2

MUMBAI: Satellite operator Asiasat and LBisat which is a global satellite teleport operator and services provider have announced the signing of a new lease agreement. LBisat will use C-band capacity on Asiasat 2.

LBiSat will use the capacity to offer its customers distribution services across AsiaSat 2's extensive C-band footprint that includes more than 50 countries and regions across the Asia Pacific.

LBisat executive VP Rodger Lyman said, "The addition of C-band capacity on AsiaSat 2 augments our existing satellite network offerings in the region. With AsiaSat 2's landmass coverage, we are able to provide our satellite services to the entire Asian continent. AsiaSat 2 has excellent access to many terrestrial broadcasters, cable operators, hotels and home viewers in Asia. This allows us to provide customers with a more competitive and cost effective solution for distribution services across the region".

Asiasat CEO Peter Jackson said, "We are very pleased to have a major part of LBiSat's Asian network on AsiaSat 2. Our ubiquitous coverage, exceptional power and excellent penetration are very well appreciated by LBiSat and their clients".

Founded in 1981 LBisat provides Internet access, telephone dial-tone, and video services via satellite in over 100 countries. Along with the full service teleport and fiber hub in Salt Lake City, Utah, LBiSat operates a teleport outside Washington, D.C. and partners with three teleports in Europe, and one in Australia. LBisat specialises in satellite teleport services, engineering and design, equipment and integration, installation, connectivity, monitoring, Internet technology and transportable systems. LBisat also supports a fleet of emergency response, disaster recovery and transportable satellite systems for data, voice, and video transmission.

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