APT Provides Consultant Service for LAOSAT-1 Satellite
On 18 August 2014, APT Satellite has entered into the satellite program consultancy contract with China APMT, to form a project advisory team to provide advisory and consultation services on the technology, progress of construction and quality guarantee in respect of LAOSAT-1 satellite. The services will cover the periods including the stages of assembly, integration and testing of the satellite, the launch site operation, until the in-obit acceptance of LAOSAT-1 Satellite.
LAOSAT-1 is a satellite program contracted by Lao and China APMT, a subsidiary of Chinese Aerospace, it’s based on a DFH-4S satellite platform, the satellite intends to provide telecommunication and broadcast services for Lao and South East Asia region. The launch date is expected in 2015.