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Hispasat 36W-1 satellite now operational

Monday 29 May 2017 | 09:19 CET | News
Spanish satellite communications operator Hispasat has announced that its latest 36W-1 satellite has reached its final orbital position at 36 degrees west and over the next few days will begin to offer telecommunications services after having successfully completed in-orbit testing. The satellite will offer coverage over South America and Europe, including the Canary Islands, and has 20 Ku-band transponders as well as additional Ka-band capacity. With a 15-year lifespan, the satellite is the first to be built on Europe's new SmallGEO geostationary platform, developed by OHB System of Germany,

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arianespace / Hispasat / OHB
Countries: Europe / Latin America
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