PSG1 : Satellite Broadband Services: Opportunities and Challenges
Thursday, 21 November 2013 09:00 - 10:15
Thomas Choi is the Co-Founder and CEO of ABS and has over 20 years experience in the Satellite and Aerospace industry. Since ABS inception in 2006, ABS has become one of the fastest growing satellite operators in the world averaging over 30% year on year growth. ABS has five satellites in orbit serving customers from Asia to Africa from three premium locations at 3rd meridian West, 75th meridian East and 116th meridian East. Its sixth satellite, ABS-2 is scheduled to launch soon, with two new Boeing 702SP satellites (ABS-3A and ABS-2A) scheduled for launch in 2015 for the 3rd meridian West and 75th meridian East locations respectively.
Prior to ABS, Mr. Choi was the founder and CEO of Speedcast. He also worked at Hughes Communications International and at Rockwell International. He has a MBA and B.S. in Aerospace Engineering both from the University of Southern California.
Tom is s a member of the Board of Directors of the Asia Pacific Communications Council (APSCC) and previously served on the Board of CASBAA.