Belarusian satellite to launch this month from China

Wednesday 13 January 2016 | 16:57 CET | News
The launch of the Belarusian telecommunications satellite Belintersat-1 is scheduled for 15 January in China, reports Tdaily.ru. The commercial launch of services will take place after a three-month testing period. The satellite includes 38 transponders working over Ku and C-bands. It will be located at 51.5 degrees East Longitude. The satellite was produced based on the Chinese DFH-4 satellite platform. Thales Alenia Space, Russia's Iskra, Israel's Gilat Satellite Networks, iDirect of the US and the China Satellite Communications participated in the project.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Gilat Satellite Networks / iDirect / Thales
Countries: Belarus
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