Category Archives: Communication (Phone-Internet-etc)

Ensuring Satellite Benefits A Challenge For Laos

Ensuring satellite benefits a challenge for Laos

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has noted that the biggest challenge for Laos’ first satellite is to ensure it can gain as much benefit from the space asset as it can after LaoSAT1 was handed over to the government.
The minister stressed the importance of gaining the maximum benefits for the country from the satellite. “In particular, in the economic sense, how can we make profits in order to pay off the …… Continue reading

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Community Radio in Laos

Community Radio in Laos

It has been a long day for Community Radio Volunteer Ms. Mouddala Keonheun. By the time she arrives at the Lakonepheng Community Radio Station, the sun is already starting to set on the small, square building, rising solidly out of a sparse cow and goat paddock in the south of Laos.
Mouddala is a teacher at the local school. Every day after class she loads her …. Continue reading

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Magical Laotian Town Preserved By UNESCO Loses Its Soul

Magical Laotian Town Preserved By UNESCO Loses Its Soul

It is officially described as the best-preserved city in Southeast Asia, a bygone seat of kings tucked into a remote river valley of Laos. Luang Prabang weaves a never-never land spell on many a visitor with its tapestry of French colonial villas and Buddhist temples draped in a languid atmosphere.
But most of the locals don’t live here anymore. They began an exodus from this seeming Shangri-La after their hometown was listed a …. Continue reading

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Companies Express Interest In Using Lao Sat-1

Companies Express Interest In Using Lao Sat-1

Companies in Laos and overseas have expressed an interest in using Laos’ first telecommunications satellite (Lao Sat-1) which was launched into orbit from China on November 21.
“Lao National Television have said they will make use of the satellite while companies in Cambodia and Myanmar have also expressed interest in Continue reading

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Laos Ready To Launch Its First Satellite This Saturday

Laos Ready To Launch Its First Satellite This Saturday

Laos is set to launch its first telecommunications satellite (Lao Sat-1) into the 128.5 degrees East orbital slot on November 21, which has been specifically allocated to Laos.
The US$259 million project will be launched from China but the control system will be in Laos after the ….. Continue reading

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Lao Satellite To Go Into Orbit This Month

Ensuring satellite benefits a challenge for Laos

Laos’ first telecommunications satellite (Lao Sat-1) will be launched into orbit on November 21 to spur many facets of development and industry.
The satellite, which is owned by the Lao Sat-1 Joint Venture Company, will be part of a network of satellites in Laos and overseas that provide various communication services.
It will enhance communication links for government work, television ….. Continue reading

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