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Hughes picks Space Systems Loral to build UHD satellite

Thursday 10 August 2017 | 10:27 CET | News
Hughes Network Systems (Hughes) entered into a contract with Space Systems Loral (SSL) to build its Jupiter 3 Ultra High Density Satellite (UHDS) which will be named as EchoStar XXIV. The satellite will reach the Earth's orbit in early 2021. The new satellite is aimed at key markets across the Americas and will more than double the Hughes Ka-band capacity in the region. Powered by the Jupiter System, the new satellite will enable significant increases in service performance, with speeds of 100 Mbps, Hughes said in a press release.

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Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: EchoStar / Hughes Network Systems
Countries: North America / South America
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