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Iridium activates new southern hemisphere ground station in Chile

Thursday 28 March 2019 | 14:22 CET | News
Iridium Communications has activated a new ground station in Punta Arenas (Chile), its first southern hemisphere site. The teleport network site was built in partnership with Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) of Norway and is designed to establish a a new layer of network redundancy for Iridium's constellation and enhance its ability to manage network traffic, capacity and availability rates.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Iridium
Countries: Chile
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