BRIsat, designed and built for PT. Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, is the world’s first communications satellite dedicated to a financial institution. It will provide both C-band and Ku-band coverage of Indonesia, South East Asia and North East Asia. Positioned at 150.5 degrees East longitude, the satellite will enable BRI to provide enhanced secure banking communications for more than 10,600 operational branches, 236,939 electronic channel outlets, and almost 53 million customers across the Indonesian archipelago.
The satellite is based on the highly reliable SSL 1300 platform, which has the flexibility to support a broad range of applications and technology advances.