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Bonifacio Global City, Manila, Philippines, 2010/08/09 - Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) to collaborate on SAT Planned Integrated Satellite Terrestrial program.
SAT, Star Asia Technologies PTE, Ltd a developer of mobile satellite and terrestrial broadband wireless services announced today that it is teaming with the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Korea's leading research institute for plan development of an advanced integrated satellite and terrestrial program.
Through the agreement, ETRI will join SAT’s analysis of echo-system characteristics, and cost benefit forecasts concerning a planned regional mobile satellite and terrestrial communications system.
"SAT is uniquely positioned in the industry having coordinated with leading technology developers and system operators. This relationship enables us with an opportunity to collaborate on innovative convergence engineering solutions. We look forward to furthering our relationship with SAT," said Yong-Min Lee, Principal Member of Research Staff Satellite Handheld Transmission Research Team, ETRI.
Cliff Beek, President CEO Star Asia Technologies PTE, Ltd, commented: “ETRI’s involvement enables us to leverage our existing technology capital and move forward with incremental investments. Our objective is to deploy advance access solutions capable of meeting Asia’s increasing demand from end user devices, applications and services.
ETRI (etri.re.kr) is a non-profit government funded research and development institute in the field of Information and Communications Technologies. The 11 R&D divisions of ETRI aim to perform their R&D activities to support new growth engines for the domestic IT industry. ETRI has successfully developed information technologies such as TDX-Exchange, High Density Semiconductor Microchips, Digital Mobile Telecommunication System (CDMA), DMB and WiBro System.
About Star Asia Technologies Pte Ltd (SAT)
Star Asia Technologies (starasiatech.com) is developing an all IP-based integrated satellite and terrestrial mobile communications network throughout Southeast Asia. SAT addresses the growing demand for wireless mobile services across the government, commercial, and consumer segments. Services are offered on a wholesale basis to incumbent mobile and satellite operators.