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Hughes, Telesat strike South America satellite deal

Wednesday 11 November 2015 | 15:37 CET | News
Broadband satellite company Hughes Network Systems and satellite provider Telesat have announced a 15-year agreement for Ka-band capacity on Telesat's new Telstar 19 Vantage satellite, planned for launch in early 2018. The agreement calls for Telesat to deliver Ka-band capacity of 31 Gbps on T19V covering many countries in South America, which Hughes will then use to expand its broadband satellite services for consumers. High-throughput Jupiter technology from Hughes will be deployed for the ground system and customer premises equipment. Telesat currently has five satellites serving the Latin

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Hughes Network Systems / Telesat
Countries: South America
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