asiasat plays waiting game on next gen high throughput satellite
“I’m glad that we didn’t jump into AsiaSat-10 two years ago, otherwise I would have a satellite that is not very economical,” Tong said Sept. 9 at the World Satellite Business Week conference here. SPACE NEWS · 5 days
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