Star time-1, the communication satellite adopts the Dongfanghong-4 enhanced platform with a total capacity of 90 Gbps. It is the Ka-band satellite system with the large design capacity and the wide coverage in the Asia-Pacific region.
On February 7, 2018, Beijing Star Time Telecommunications Technology Co., Ltd. (BST)and China Great Wall Industry Corporation signed a contract to start the design and manufacture of the Star time-1 communication satellite. It is currently in production and is expected to be launched in the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the second half of 2023 and running in orbit.
Star time-2 with a payload of 55 Gbps, is a joint project with the Malaysian Measat Company and will back up with the Startime-1 satellite.
Star time-3, with a payload of 150 Gbps, will cover The “Belt & Road” countries and regions such as Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa.
Megalaxy-1 with a payload of 100 Gbps, will cover North America, Central America and South America, using international cutting-edge design for high performance communication.