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Boeing wins contract for satellite that will be jointly owned by two operators

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Boeing has won a contract for a satellite that will be jointly owned by two operators.

The JCSAT-18/Kacific-1 spacecraft, announced Monday, will be jointly owned by Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation and Kacific Broadband Satellites.

JCSAT-18 will provide mobile and broadband services in the Asia Pacific region, including far eastern Russia, and Kacific-1 will provide broadband Internet access to more than 20 countries in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

The Boeing 702 satellite will launch in 2019. [Boeing]


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