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Strategic orbital slot hangs in balance

  • Marguerite Afra Sapiie

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, May 17 2018 | 12:42 am

PREMIUM Indonesia is at risk of losing its right to a strategic orbital slot after an overseas satellite provider declared a dispute with the Defense Ministry following a missed payment.

United Kingdom-based Avanti Communications claims the ministry failed to pay US$16.8 million of a $30 million lease contract for an Artemis satellite, initially used by Indonesia to maintain its orbital slot at 123...