The billionaire responsible for turning the Indian mobile industry on its head has unveiled an ambitious new broadband project. India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani obliterated the Indian telecommunications segment by offering free voice calls for life.

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KT SAT Co., the satellite-operating subsidiary of KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), is offering its cutting-edge satellite services to potential Southeast Asian customers this week at CommunicAsia 2018, the largest Asia-Pacific trade show for broadcasting and telecommunications.

Read more: KT SAT showcases its cutting-edge satellite services at CommunicAsia 2018

SoftBank and Indian wallet provider Paytm have collaborated with the aim to launch mobile payment services in Japan by the end of the year. The new service will offer advanced financial services such as loans and insurance in the Japanese market first and then it will be exported to other countries.

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Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced it has been selected by PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN), the oldest private telecommunication and information service provider in Indonesia, to provide the JUPITER™ System for broadband services over the PSN VI High-Throughput Satellite (HTS). The comprehensive Hughes solution includes HG240 Gateways, a variety of remote terminals, and a central network management system, enabling PSN to deliver satellite broadband services to consumers and businesses across Indonesia.

Read more: PSN selects Hughes JUPITER system to enable broadband services in Indonesia

Planet the leading geospatial data and analytics company, has signed a deal with the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) an agency under Thailand's Ministry of Science and Technology, to provide satellite imagery to enable frequent monitoring in the country.

Read more: Planet pens deal with Thai space agency over national monitoring

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