PT Telkom scrambles to repoint customer dishes after Telkom-1 failure

by Peter B. de Selding


UPDATE: PT Telkom on Aug. 30 said that after consulting with Telkom-1 builder Lockheed Martin, recovery efforts will cease and the satellite will be shut down.

"Based on intensive investigation that Telkom and satellite manufacturer Lockheed Martin conducted, Telkom 1 satellite will no longer be in operation and based on in-depth analysis, the satellite was not functioning as normal so that Lockheed Martin recommended to shut down the Telkom satellite operation to prevent interference with other satellites," the company said.

PARIS — Indonesian satellite fleet operator PT Telkom on . . .

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