Powerful new satellite to be launched in April
years be able to use high-quality Wi-Fi service anywhere and anytime, including on bullet trains and planes.
Li Feng, chief designer at the institute, said many domestic users have said they look forward to the service of new-generation communications satellites, while some foreign satellite operators have also expressed interest.
The academy has made seven communications satellites for overseas users, including Pakistan, Venezuela and Laos, and is implementing export contracts for more than 10 such satellites, said Zhou Zhicheng, head of the Institute of Telecommunication Satellite.
However, he said the country still needs to catch up with the top developers of communications satellites in the United States and Europe, such as Boeing and Thales Alenia Space, when it comes to satellite technology and capacity.
A woman reads hiring fliers at a job fair in Putian, Fujian province, on Thursday. The “Spring Breeze” fair, which focused on female professionals, featured 2,000 positions at 100 local companies.