According to him, the current share of KazSat-2 in the national market of satellite-assisted services only stands at 38%. Mobile carriers and broadcasters still rely on foreign space vehicles. Money keeps flowing abroad.
2014 will be a busy year for KazKosmos National Space Agency as it plans for the first time ever to launch 3 space vehicles: one communications satellite and two remote sensing satellites: KazKosmos National Space Agency.
Space Agency and the country’s Ministry of Transport and Communications have been tasked to make sure 70% of KazSat-2 satellite’s capacities are used by the end of 2013 [as compared to the current 56%].