Company name Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT)
Established April 13, 1993
Headquarters Parkside-Yamamotokan, 1-16-4, Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0063, Japan
Phone +81-3-5453-6521
Website www.b-sat.co.jp
Capitalization ¥15 billion/300,000 shares(¥16 billion authorized capital)
Stockholders
Japan Broadcasting Corp.(NHK) 49.9%
WOWOW Inc. 19.6%
Tokyo Broadcasting System, Inc. 5.6%
TV Asahi Corp. 5.6%
BS Nippon Corp. 5.2%
BS Fuji, Inc. 5.2%
B.S. Japan Corp. 5.2%
Officers
President&CEO Takashi Yabashi
Managing Director Takayuki Saito
Managing Director Toshihiko Nojiri
Managing Director Satoru Noguchi
Managing Director (absentee) Noriyuki Takemura
Managing Director (absentee) Akira Yoshizawa
Managing Director (absentee) Yasuto Hamada
Managing Director (absentee) Hajime Hashimoto
Managing Director (absentee) Nobutsune Sakata
Managing Director (absentee) Motoi Umehara
Managing Director (absentee) Hirotoshi Otani
Managing Director (absentee) Masakazu Furuya
Managing Director (absentee) Satoshi Koumura
Auditor Yutaka Shimizu
Auditor (absentee) Yukihiko Munetomo
Auditor (absentee) Kazuhito Sato
Employees 72
Objectives 1. Broadcast satellite procurement.
2. Control and management of broadcast satellites.
3. Supply for basic broadcasting stations.
4. All operations and business related to the above broadcast satellite services.
Specific operations BS broadcasting services, uplinks, and generation of electronic program guides(EPG) for all broadcasters, using five broadcasting satellites: BSAT-2a, BSAT-2c, BSAT-3a, BSAT-3b and BSAT-3c.
Business Performance (Millions of yen)
  18th period(2010) 19th period(2011) 20th period(2012)
Operating revenues 10.214 10.250 13.002
Recurring profits 2.135 1.188 3.016
Current net income 1.194 594 1.863

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