Regional satellite operators fear LEO constellations? Not Indonesia’s PSN: ‘They can’t make rural price points’

by Peter B. de Selding

BANGKOK — Indonesian satellite fleet operator PSN said vertical integration — from the satellite down to the individual customer/subscriber — is the key to survival against market encroachment by LEO constellations or larger, global satellite connectivity players.

Having a large, captive market helps, too.

PSN Chief Executive Adi Adiwoso, an industry veteran who has seen his share of ups and downs over the years, said PSN has a near-impenetrable position thanks to a government-financed Bakti project and its 150-Gbps Satria satellite.

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