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Angola's first satellite launches into orbit

Wednesday 27 December 2017 | 16:37 CET | News
Angosat was built by a Russian state consortium and required an Angolan state investment of USD 320 million. The satellite will provide telecommunications, TV, internet and e-government services, for at least 18 years.

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