Eutelsat orders HTS for African broadband plans

Thursday 29 October 2015 | 14:54 CET | News
Eutelsat Communications has launched the next step in its broadband strategy for Africa with the order from Thales Alenia Space of a new-generation High Throughput Satellite. To be launched in 2019, the all-electric satellite will be the first to use Thales Alenia Space's new Spacebus Neo platform. Eutelsat's order of a high-capacity broadband satellite follows its recent announcement of the lease of Ka-band capacity on the AMOS-6 satellite that will enable broadband services to be delivered in Sub-Saharan Africa from the end of 2016. By using the all-electric Spacebus Neo platform, that

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat / Thales Alenia Space
Countries: Africa
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