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AsiaSat 8 capacity to offer mobility services in South East Asia

TAI chooses AsiaSat 8 capacity to offer mobility services in South East Asia

Hong Kong, 31 May 2016 – AsiaSat 8’s high performance Ku-band capacity was selected by Thai Aerospace Industries Company Limited (TAI) to provide mobility services in the South East Asia region.

AsiaSat 8 provides the highest power ever launched in Asia. This translates to high throughput and the use of very small antennas while on the move.
“South East Asia is one of the world’s fastest growing markets for satellite services. With increased commercial and government communications, we see immense opportunities for satellite solutions that support high quality land, sea and air-based data networks in the region,” said Philip Balaam, Vice President – Sales and Business Development of AsiaSat. “Our long experience of delivering quality and reliability for mission-critical communications is the solid foundation for our cooperation with TAI. We are proud to support TAI with cost efficient and high speed connectivity services.”

Thai Aerospace Industries Company Limited is one of the leading VSAT solution providers in Thailand with extensive service locations across the South East Asia and the Middle East especially Oman. The company tailors its solutions for TV broadcast and mobility service for cruise and ferry, commercial shipping, aero and land-based transportation.

“AsiaSat’s innovative products and coverage, and cutting-edge satellite solutions keep our customers’ operations seamlessly connected, whether at sea, in the air or on land. Thai Aerospace Industries is proud to be working with the industry leaders in providing the very best of products and service to our ever increasing customer base. We supply top of the range satellite equipment and service backed up by probably the best customer service available that meet our clients’ requirements and budget both today and tomorrow,” said Thanakrit Atswalongkorn, Chief Executive Officer of Thai Aerospace Industries Company Limited.
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About AsiaSat

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), the leading satellite operator in Asia,
serves over two-thirds of the world’s population with its six satellites, AsiaSat 3S, AsiaSat 4, AsiaSat 5,
AsiaSat 6, AsiaSat 7 and AsiaSat 8. The AsiaSat satellite fleet serves both the broadcast and
telecommunications industries. Over 700 television and radio channels are now delivered by the
company’s satellites offering access to more than 830 million TV households across the Asia-Pacific
region. AsiaSat also provides VSAT networks throughout the region. AsiaSat’s next satellite, AsiaSat 9
on order from the manufacturer is planned to be launched in late 2016 or early 2017. AsiaSat is a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited, a company listed on
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Stock Code: 1135). For more information, please visit
www.asiasat.com

About Thai Aerospace Industries

Thai Aerospace Industries Co., Ltd. (TAI) is a worldwide supplier of aircraft parts to the airlines,
governments, MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) operations, space and defense. Thai Aerospace
Industries is Thailand’s largest independent aerospace and defense company, delivering innovation and
excellence; serviceable comprehensive one-stop-shop solutions for MRO of selected civil and military
helicopter and aircraft. These services ensure the continued functionality and performance of platforms
down to the component level. TAI’s solutions are tailored to clients’ specific requirements, providing
helicopter, aircraft and UAV with VSAT service solution and satellite internet broadband connectivity. TAI
operates a reliable and internationally recognised quality management system, fully-certified to offer
quality assurance and reliable delivery. TAI has outstanding technological capabilities on the ground, in
the air and in space. TAI is driving forward the technologies of tomorrow. For more information, please
visit www.tai.aero

Media Contacts:
Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited
Philip Balaam, VP, Sales & Business Development
Tel: (852) 2500 0866
Mobile: (852) 5328 6282
Email: pbalaam@asiasat.com
Thai Aerospace Industries Company Limited
Phatchita Angsutornjarupatt, VP – Corporate Communications
Email : phatchita@tai.co.th and info@tai.aero

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