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Regional: Asia-Pacific Remote Broadband Internet Satellite Project

Nonsovereign (Private) Project | 53115-001 Status: Proposed

The project entails the construction, launch, and operation of a shared, geostationary earth orbit, high-throughput satellite (Kacific-1), featuring Ka-band technology, which will be dedicated to low cost, high-speed, easily accessible broadband internet in Asia and the Pacific.

Project Details

Project Officer
Leusink, Juliette N. Private Sector Operations Department Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Sector
  • Information and communication technology
 
Project Name Asia-Pacific Remote Broadband Internet Satellite Project
Project Number 53115-001
Borrower/Company Kacific Broadband Satellites International Limited
Kacific-1 Limited
Country Regional
Bangladesh
Fiji
Indonesia
Kiribati
Myanmar
Nepal
Niue
Philippines
Papua New Guinea
Solomon Islands
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
Location Bangladesh - Nation-wide; Fiji - Nation-wide; Indonesia - Nation-wide; Kiribati - Nation-wide; Myanmar - Nation-wide; Nepal - Nation-wide; Niue - Nation-wide; Papua New Guinea - Nation-wide; Philippines - Nation-wide; Solomon Islands - Nation-wide; Timor-Leste - Nation-wide; Tonga - Nation-wide; Tuvalu - Nation-wide; Vanuatu - Nation-wide
Type or Modality of Assistance
Loan Leading Asia's Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) USD 25.00 million Approved
Loan Ordinary capital resources USD 25.00 million Approved
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Information and communication technology / ICT infrastructure

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Responsible ADB Department Private Sector Operations Department
Responsible ADB Division Infrastructure Finance Division 2
Responsible ADB Officer Leusink, Juliette N.
Project Sponsor(s)
Description The project entails the construction, launch, and operation of a shared, geostationary earth orbit, high-throughput satellite (Kacific-1), featuring Ka-band technology, which will be dedicated to low cost, high-speed, easily accessible broadband internet in Asia and the Pacific.
Objectives and Scope
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation
Concept Clearance 06 Mar 2019
Credit Committee Meeting 20 Jun 2019
Approval 24 Jul 2019
Last PDS Update 24 Jul 2019

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