KT Sat targets global maritime VSAT market, lines up big Japanese partner

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — Koreas’s KT Sat is targeting maritime VSAT as a major market opportunity in East Asia and on Aug. 30 secured a foothold with Hun’s Corp., which will be KT Sat’s maritime services distributor in Japan.

KT Sat said it will attempt to unseat Japanese telco KDDI and several well-established satellite maritime service providers by offering lower prices. The company is targeting annual revenue of $27 million from 300 ships in 2021.

Service on an undisclosed number of Hun's Corp. ships — the company’s . . .

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