Maxar's SSL awarded contract to provide GEO SmallSat for Ozvon satellite

Wednesday 19 December 2018 | 09:03 CET | News
SSL, a Maxar Technologies company, announced a contract award to manufacture a small geostationary (GEO) satellite for Ovzon, a company located in the US and Sweden dedicated to meeting the demand for increased mobile broadband connectivity in underserved regions. Ovzon selected the mid-size SSL-500 platform for its first satellite, which brings the benefits of SSL's technology and performance combined with a lower-cost form factor.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: SpaceX
Countries: Sweden / United States
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