Indonesia – The Lippo Group has signed a multiple-transponder capacity deal with SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, the operator of the recently launched JCSAT-13 telecommunication satellite, in line with its plans to provide a direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV broadcast service across Indonesia. 

JCSAT-13 is a Ku-band satellite designed to succeed the JCSAT-4A satellite as the vehicle for the delivery of SKY Perfect JSAT’s DTH pay-TV service “SKY PerfecTV!” in Japan. The satellite is also equipped with a Southeast Asia beam and two steerable beams to provide extensive coverage over geographical regions including the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania.