Messy Satellite Fiasco
Monday, 1 March 2021
Collusion has led to confusion over the procurement of a geostationary satellite for the 123 degrees east longitude orbital slot. Indonesia could lose this strategic satellite location.
THE confusion over Indonesia’s procurement of a geostationary satellite for the strategic 123 degrees east longitude orbital slot shows once again the ramshackle nature of governance in this country. The greater public interest has been sidelined as a result of lobbying and collusion. As well as being threatened with a fine totaling hundreds of billions of rupiah, we could also lose our right to a very valuable orbi...
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