APT SATELLITE HOLDINGS LIMITED (the “Company”) is a listed company in The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Stock Code 1045) ,holding the entire interest of APT Satellite Company Limited jointly together with all its subsidiaries, the APT Group.
APT Group commenced its operation in 1992. It currently owns and operates five in-orbit satellites, namely, APSTAR 1, APSTAR 1A, APSTAR 5, APSTAR 6 and APSTAR 7 (“APSTAR Systems”) covering regions in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Australia approximately 75% of the World’s population and providing excellent quality “one-stop-shop” transponder, satellite telecommunications and satellite TV broadcasting and transmission services to broadcasters and telecommunication customers of these regions.
The advanced APSTAR Systems of APT Group, being supported with the comprehensive and high quality services, has become very important satellite resources of the Asia Pacific region. APT Group will launch APSTAR 7 in 2012, broadening and enhancing the scope of services and capability of APSTAR Systems.