Bolivia, China to build USD 300 mln telecoms satellite

Wednesday 15 December 2010 | 11:36 CET | News
The Bolivian Space Agency (ABE) and the Chinese Great Wall Industry Corporation have signed a partnership agreement. The contract covers the construction and launch of the first Bolivian telecommunications satellite, dubbed Tupac Katari. The Chinese Great Wall Industry Corporation will also provide technical support and training for Bolivian professionals, MercoPress reports. According to Bolivian Public Works Minister Walter Delgadillo, the Chinese company has three months to start the construction of the satellite in China and three years to launch it into orbit. Teleports and ground

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