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Eutelsat 9B on track for 28 January launch by Proton

Friday 15 January 2016 | 13:49 CET | News
Eutelsat Communications announced that the Eutelsat 9B satellite is on track for launch by an ILS Proton rocket on 28 January. Lift-off of the five-ton satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space is scheduled at 04:19hrs Baikonour time (27 January - 22.19 GMT, 23.19 CET). Eutelsat 9B will address high-growth broadcast markets through one pan-European footprint delivering wide coverage and four regional footprints serving Germany, Greece, Italy, and the Nordics with the Baltics and Ukraine. The satellite will replace Eutelsat 9A. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat
Countries: Europe
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