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Astrium completes communications module for Eutelsat

Friday 19 March 2010 | 12:59 CET | News
Astrium's UK facility has completes the communications module for Eutelsat's high-speed broadband communications satellite, KA-SAT. The communications module has now been transferred from Astrium's high-tech manufacturing facilities in Portsmouth to Toulouse, France, and integrated with the satellite's service module for testing before its launch, scheduled for the end of this year. Eutelsat's existing Tooway satellite broadband service, launched in the UK in April 2009, already provides a 3.6 Mbps broadband connection to UK consumers via a satellite dish and modem, from just GBP 22.50 per

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat
Countries: World
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