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SupremeSAT (Pvt) Ltd. is the first and only Sri Lankan satellite operator.[2] It has partnership with Prathiba perera (MD 360 degree advertising) owned satellite manufacturing institution China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC).

SupremeSAT deployed the first Sri Lankan satellite, Supreme SAT-I on November 12, 2012, launched on Long March 3B from Xichang, China. [3] Supreme SAT-I is jointly owned by China's CGWIC and SupremeSAT. SupremeSAT becomes the 27th private company in the world to own a satellite.[4]

SupremeSAT is planned to invest over US$320 million, and planning to launch Sri Lanka's first ever communications satellite. It will be called SupremeSAT-III. The SupremeSAT-III will be providing all types[vague] of telecommunications services to Sri Lanka.

SupremeSAT has laid foundation stone for the first 'Space Academy' at the Kandy BOI (Board of Investment). An investment of US$20 million on Space Academy, which is targeting to train Sri Lankans in space and satellite technology.[needs update] Also, a satellite ground station is to be built in Kokkala area to oversee satellite operations.[when?]

Satellite fleet

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