LAOSAT-1 Satellite project was created to provide satellite communications services in Lao PDR and South East Asia. It is the first Communication satellite of Lao PDR, which the primary objective of LAOSAT-1 is to provide satellite services in the areas of telecommunication and broadcasting will go a long way in meeting the developmental needs of countries of East Asia includes DTH TV broadcasting network, TV Program Product Center, VSAT Communication Network, Emergency Communication Network, and International gateway Station.

I am confident that the LAOSAT-1 will promote friendship and cooperation and help further cement ties between Lao and member countries of the Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications would allow us to establish new mutually beneficial partnerships and enable an environment for the realization of new joint ventures in the satellite industry.

Director General of Radio Frequency Department
Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, Lao PDR