Thaicom Signs Its First-Ever Flexible Satellite Contracts with Airbus

Thaicom Public Company Limited (SET: THCOM), Thai end-to-end satellite solutions service, has made a contract with Airbus for its new generation software-defined high throughput satellite.

In this contract, Airbus will be providing one of its latest designed satellites, a fully reconfigurable OneSat.

This new satellite will provide extended connectivity in Ku-band over the Asia-Pacific region, which could serve millions of its users.

THCOM has eight geostationary satellites in the system, but this will be the first flexible satellite for the company that will allow more adaptability and capacity.

Based on the information of this contract, Airbus will design and manufacture the satellite and also includes ground control segment components. This new satellite is expected to be delivered in 2027.