China’s state-backed satellite industry has swooped into Indonesia and suddenly signed deals with two of the country’s top three satellite operators. Indosat, in partnership with Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN), has agreed to purchase a high-throughput communications satellite from China’s state-owned satellite manufacturer, Great Wall Industry Corp. The satellite will be called Palapa N-1. PSN also signed a memorandum of understanding for an additional satellite. The two ...

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