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Hispasat's Amazonas 5 arrives at Kazakhstan launch site

Thursday 10 August 2017 | 14:43 CET | News
Spanish satellite communications operator Hispasat announced that its Amazonas 5 satellite has arrived at the International Launch Services (ILS) launch site in Baikonur, Kazakhstan aboard an Antonov aircraft. The last series of tests will be run at the launch site and it will then be integrated into the Proton M Breeze M vehicle for its launch scheduled for September. The Amazonas 5 has 24 transponders in the Ku band offering coverage over Central and South America that will enable providers to broadcast some 500 new TV channels, said Hispasat, adding that the satellite will be key in

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Hispasat
Countries: Latin America
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