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Argentina's state-owned satellite operator Arsat is considering the possibility of private funding as a means of relaunching the project to build a third geostationary satellite, reports Telesemana, citing CEO Rodrigo de Loredo. The project to build Arsat 3, the last satellite approved by former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, was temporarily suspended last year due to lack of funding and the need to increase capacity for the Arsat 2 satellite. De Loredo confirmed at the FTTH Latam conference that most of the capacity for Arsat 2 has now been sold after landing rights were secured

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Companies: Arianespace / Arsat
Countries: Argentina
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