mu Space secures deal to provide satellite monitoring service in Thailand

mu Space announced today it has secured a deal to provide the facility, equipment and services to support the system monitoring of a high throughput satellite.

The satellite monitoring station is expected to start operations in May 2019. It will be located in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai.

“We’re ready to start the installation work. We’ll ensure to meet the service and performance expectations of our clients through our customer-oriented project management approach,” said Samathorn Teankingkaeo, mu Space’s chief technology officer.

mu Space, a space technology company based in Thailand, develops satellite communication technologies to accelerate the adoption of Internet of Things devices and smart cities. It plans to lead space technology development and encourage new space investments in Asia-Pacific.

In 2017, mu Space was able to secure a satellite license from Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission. The 15-year license enables mu Space to operate a satellite and provide satellite-based services in Thailand until 2032.