Sri Lanka’s SupremeSAT license to be expanded

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – SupremeSAT (Pvt) Ltd, a Sri Lanka based satellite company will be allowed to offer more services, the telecom regulator said.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Sri Lanka said he firm will be licensed for ‘International transit service’.

Public could make representations or objections to the regulator until July 12. Supreme SAT has said it has ‘co-branded’ Chinasat 12, a geo-stationery satellite owned by China Satellite Communications Co. Ltd.

It was originally licensed to provide satellite capacity to domestic and foreign operators and to "control, monitor and test functions related to the use, maintenance, operation and control of space objects."

Sri Lanka’s new administration proposed a billion rupee fee for satellite firms that use Sri Lanka’s orbital slots.


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