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GuarantCo And PIDG Technical Assistance Support Kacific In Covid-19 Response

Artist’s impression of the KACIFIC-1 communications satellite. Image courtesy of Boeing.

GuarantCo, with funding from the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) Technical Assistance, is providing a US$500,000 grant to support Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by distributing satellite communication systems. These systems will allow free connections of up to 1,000 rural health posts and clinics across Asia Pacific.

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