|IPSTAR Opens Representative Office in Vietnam
January 24, 2007
Nonthaburi, Thailand. Shin Satellite Public Company Limited (“SATTEL”), Asia’s leading commercial satellite service provider and the operator of the IPSTAR broadband satellite, had inaugurated the new IPSTAR representative office in Hanoi, Vietnam on January 15.
Yongsit Rojsrivichaikul, Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President of Shin Satellite, said, “By opening the new IPSTAR representative office in Vietnam, we will be closer to our Vietnamese partners and we hope to better facilitate the IPSTAR service deployment in Vietnam. The country’s economy has been expanding rapidly for the past few years and there are many requirements for satellite-based broadband services. We are confident that, together with our partners, we will be able to serve the local market needs”.
The local IPSTAR gateway was opened in 2005 and is operated by the Vietnam Telecom International (VTI), the local service operator of IPSTAR in Vietnam. VTI had commenced IPSTAR business in April 2006, and now offers a variety of services to home and corporate users with the VSAT-IP broadband satellite service.