News & Media

New Satellite at Launch Base

November 22nd, 2019

A powerful commercial communications satellite to broadcast Internet signals over the New Zealand (Asia-Pacific) region has arrived at Cape Canaveral for final launch preparations ahead of a planned Dec. 15 liftoff on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Kacific1 Satellite Arrives

November 15th, 2019

Kacific1 satellite arrives at SpaceX launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida

Cape Canaveral, FL. 14 November 2019 – The Kacific1 communications satellite, built by Boeing, has arrived at SpaceX facilities in Cape Canaveral, Florida, where it will be launched atop a Falcon 9 rocket to geostationary orbit.

Gravity and Kacific Bring Competition to Broadband Market

October 23rd, 2019

Agile Players Gravity and Kacific Bring Competition to Broadband Market

3 September 2019 – Gravity Internet (Gravity) and Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) have signed a 3-year deal which will bring strong competition to the rural satellite broadband market.

Gravity and Kacific partner to bring broadband to rural NZ

October 23rd, 2019

Gravity Internet (Gravity) and Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) have signed a 3-year deal which will bring competition to the rural satellite broadband market.

Boosted Internet Coverage

September 5th, 2019

Farmers in areas where rural broadband does not reach might find some options open up with the launch of a satellite providing a boost in coverage and capacity to New Zealand’s most remote areas.

Cheaper to travel to Japan than stream the Rugby World Cup

March 10th, 2019

Cheaper to travel to Japan than stream the Rugby World Cup for some Kiwis

It will be cheaper for communities in some remote areas of New Zealand to travel to Japan than it will be to stream the Rugby World Cup later this year.

Andy Ellis Launches Rural Satellite Broadband

April 20th, 2018

Andy Ellis is a man of many talents. Most notably rugby, family, and landscape architecture. While social media is not high on the list, Andy has been contributing to the internet by finding better ways to connect remote Kiwis in rural areas of New Zealand.