Asiasat 2

AsiaSat uses Proton for satellite launch

I write to clarify some issues raised in an article on AsiaSat published in Business Post on September 4.

Wednesday, 11 September, 1996, 12:00am

AsiaSat programming deal

ASIASAT has signed a leasing agreement with Pakistan's Pay TV to broadcast the cable company's programming nationwide on its C-band transponder on AsiaSat 2.

7 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

Jitters precede Asiasat launch

ANXIOUS broadcasting and insurance company executives will be among the audience at the launch of Asiasat 2 in Xichang, southern China, tonight.

The launch window for the US$200 million project is between 7.30 pm and 8.30 pm.

28 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

AsiaSat 2 set for lift-off

ASIASAT will launch its AsiaSat 2 satellite on November 28 aboard a Chinese rocket from the Xichang satellite launch site.

AsiaSat2, the most powerful satellite in the region, will service STAR TV and Hongkong Telecom among its numerous customers.

15 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

AsiaSat 2 set for launch

ASIASAT 2 is due to lift off on November 28 aboard a Chinese Long March 2E rocket from the Xichang satellite launch site in southwest China.

8 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

AsiaSat correction

IN a wire services report on the insurance claim over the failed satellite launch in China in January carried earlier this week, it was wrongly reported that AsiaSat was involved. The satellite, Apstar 2, was owned by Asia-Pacific Communication Satellite Co, which has no connection with AsiaSat.

31 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Report hints at satellite sabotage

A PRO-BEIJING newspaper claims the American manufacturer of the Apstar 2 satellite, Hughes Aircraft Co, is responsible for last month's explosion which destroyed the satellite and China's Long March 2E rocket, hinting at possible sabotage.

8 Feb 1995 - 12:00am