We Could Lose Our Orbital Slot Rights
Communication and Informatics Minister Johnny Gerard Plate said he has met with Dini Nusa Kusuma’s President Commissioner, Arifin Wiguna, to discuss the progress of satelite project for the 123 degrees east longitude orbital slot. As the International Telecommunication Union deadline approaches for Indonesia to orbit its satellite in that orbital slot by 2024, the project has yet to show positive developments.
TWO years have passed since the government gave the 123 degrees east longitude orbital slot license to Dini Nusa Kusuma (DNK), but the national communication satellite project on the L band network has not shown promising developments. In fact, time is drawing near to 2024, which is the deadline set by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for Indonesia to orbit the satellite in that orbital slot.
Communication and Informatics Min...