Mitsubishi Electric offers a range of telecommunications equipment for carriers including optical submarine cable, and space systems.
Mitsubishi Electric Australia supplied the satellite ground station equipment for AUSSAT in the early 1980s, one of the first national communications satellite systems in the world. Mitsubishi Electric was the prime contractor to Optus for the supply of the C1 communications satellite, which has been in operation since 2003.
Mitsubishi Electric has been a pioneer of space technology development in Japan since the1960s, and is strongly committed to international space development and satellite construction. Its Space Division has participated in a wide range of high-performance payloads and bus components in multiple satellite programs worldwide.