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SKY Perfect JSAT hosts ground station owned by Spire

(25 October 2017 - SKY Perfect JSAT) SKY Perfect JSAT has signed a ground station hosting services agreement with Spire Global.

Spire is a space-to-cloud data analytics company that offers data & analytics that deliver insights into the parts of the world where collecting data is notoriously difficult. Spire's satellites excel in covering areas of ships, planes, and weather in remote regions, and its products are unmatched in empowering users to take advantage of this unique data.

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SJC will drive its satellite business in not only geo stationary orbit market but also low earth orbit market. One of SJC’s low earth orbit satellite businesses is ground station service and SJC’s ground station services for low earth orbit satellites will start with two approaches: one is to host the customer's antenna in the facilities of SJC and/or SJC’s partners, and the other is to provide the customer with the services by the antenna owned by SJC. Under this agreement, SJC would be happy to host Spire’s antenna and be honored to become Spire’s first partner in Japan.

With the ever-growing demand to move large quantities of data quickly and securely around the world, SJC will aggressively participate in low earth orbit satellite market.

About SKY Perfect JSAT

SKY Perfect JSAT is a leader in the coveraging fieds of broadcasing and communicatinos. It is Asia’s largest satellite opeortor with a fleet of 17 satellites, and Japan’s only provider of both multi-channel pay TV broadcasting and satellite communications services. SKY Perfect JSAT delivers a broad range of entertainment trhough the SKY PerfejcTV! Platform, the most extensive in Japan with a total of 3 million subscribers. In addition, SKY Perfect JSAT’s satellite communications services, which cover Japan and the rest of Asia, as well as Russia, Middle East, Hawaii, and North America, play a vital role in supporting safety, security and convenience for society as a whole.

About Spire

Spire Global is a space to cloud data analytics company that utilizes proprietary satellite data and algorithms to provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. Spire’s data analytics is backed by a wholly owned and developed constellation of nanosatellites, global ground station network, and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth over 100 times per day.