Arsat-1 satellite already at 80% capacity

Wednesday 18 November 2015 | 15:14 CET | News
Argentina's Arsat-1 geostationary satellite is already at 80 percent capacity, having secured 100 customers since its launch in October 2014, reports local daily Tiempo Argentino, citing Arsat CEI Matias Bianchi. The satellite, entirely developed by local company Invap and built by Franco-Italian aerospace manufacturer Thales Alenia Space, will generate revenues of around ARS 480 million (USD 47 million) in 2015, said Bianchi, adding that the recently-launched Arsat-2 was currently at 30 percent reserved capacity.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arsat / Thales Alenia Space
Countries: Argentina
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Arsat may open up Arsat 3 satellite to private investors

Published 03 Apr 2017 14:14 CET | Argentina
Argentina's state-owned satellite operator Arsat is considering the possibility of private funding as a means of relaunching the ...

Red Intercable contracts capacity on Arsat II satellite

Published 14 Jun 2016 10:09 CET | Argentina
Red Intercable and state-owned company Arsat signed an agreement that will allow around 270 small and medium-sized cable ...

Argentina may open up Arsat to private investors

Published 26 Apr 2016 14:08 CET | Argentina
Argentina's Secretary of Information and Communications Technology, Hector Huici told Pagina 12 that the government does not rule ...

Argentina's Arsat to head ARS 4.5 bln rural fibre rollout

Published 05 Apr 2016 10:37 CET | Argentina
Argentina's state-owned satellite operator Arsat has been entrusted with bringing low-cost internet access to 1,200 localities ...

Arsat reviews plans for third satellite

Published 17 Mar 2016 16:45 CET | Argentina
The CEO of Argentinean satellite operator Arsat, Rodrigo de Loredo, has announced a review of the plans for the launch of the ...

Arianespace to launch Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 satellite

Published 03 Dec 2015 14:04 CET | World
Azercosmos and Intelsat chose Arianespace to launch the Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 telecommunication satellite. The satellite will ...

Argentina to assign Airlink spectrum to Arsat - report

Published 02 Oct 2015 10:39 CET | Argentina
Argentina's government is planning to assign the 3G and 4G spectrum licence it removed from Airlink last month to state-owned ...

Arianespace launches Sky Muster and Arsat-2 satellites

Published 01 Oct 2015 14:28 CET | Argentina
European satellite launch company Arianespace has announced the successful launch from French Guiana of the Sky Muster and ...

ArSat to intall DTT aerial in Necochea

Published 17 Mar 2015 15:17 CET | Argentina
Argentine state-run telecoms operator ArSat has signed an agreement with the government of the city of Necochea, Buenos Aires ...

ArSat, INCAA inks agreement to develop VoD platform

Published 13 Mar 2015 16:47 CET | Argentina
Argentina's state-run telecoms ArSat has signed an agreement with the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) ...

ArSat to inaugurate DTT aerials in Bahia Blanca, Tandil

Published 10 Mar 2015 13:50 CET | Argentina
Argentine state-run telecoms operator ArSat expects to inaugurate DTT aerials in Bahia Blanca and Tandil, in Buenos Aires ...

Arsat-2 satellite to be completed in September 2015

Published 03 Mar 2015 12:36 CET | Argentina
The government of Argentina expects to complete the construction of the Arsat-2 satellite by September 2015. Arsat-2 will be ...

ArSat to start migration of services to ArSat 1 satellite

Published 24 Dec 2014 19:32 CET | Argentina
Argentine state-run telecoms firm ArSat will start the migration in January of services it currently offers on the rented AMC-6 ...

ArSat to connect Mendoza- Cordoba-Rosario with fibre

Published 19 Dec 2014 14:47 CET | Argentina
Argentine state-owned telecoms firm ArSat expects to have 4,500 kilometres of fibre optic in service by February 2015 to serve ...

ArSat's 2015 budget reaches ARS 4.9 bln

Published 18 Dec 2014 15:05 CET | Argentina
Argentine state-owned telecoms firm ArSat's budget for next year will reach ARS 4.9 billion, Telesemana reports. The operator ...

Argentina's ArSat appoints new board

Published 14 Nov 2014 16:15 CET | Argentina
Argentine state-run telecoms operator ArSat has elected its new board, Telesemana report. New board members include Matías ...

ArSat to deploy node in Mar Chiquita

Published 06 Nov 2014 02:31 CET | Argentina
Argentine state-run telecoms operator ArSat expects to deploy a node in the city of Mar Chiquita, in Buenos Aires province. The ...

Argentina's Arsat-1 satellite reaches geostationary orbit

Published 28 Oct 2014 19:45 CET | Argentina
Argentine satellite Arsat-1 has reached its geostationary orbit, Telam reports. The aicraft is now is controlled from the ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

11 May Small Cells World Summit
12 May Mediaset Q1 2021
12 May Deutsche Telekom Q1 2021
12 May Bredband2 Q1 2021
12 May Telefonica Deutschland Q1 2021
12 May NEC FY results
12 May Syn Q1 results 2021
12 May OTE Q1 2021
12 May Lumentum fiscal Q3
12 May Airtel Africa Q1 2021
13 May Poly fiscal Q4
13 May Inwit Q1 2021
13 May Telefonica Q1 2021
13 May Alibaba Group Q1
13 May BT FY results
13 May DZS investors day
14 May Japan Display FY results
14 May Digi Communications Q1 2021
14 May Sohu.com Q1 2021
14 May Sogou Q1 2021
14 May Telesat Q1
17 May Minim Q1 2021
17 May World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
18 May Iliad Q1 2021
18 May Vodacom FY results
18 May Vodafone FY results
18 May MTS Q1 2021
18 May iQiyi Q1
18 May Baidu Q1 2021
18 May Google I/O
::: More Calendar Items