Nicaragua to launch Nicasat-1 satellite in 2016

Friday 7 June 2013 | 11:10 CET | News
Nicaragua plans to launch a telecommunications satellite dubbed Nicasat-1 in the second half of 2016, according to Orlando Castillo, head of Nicaragua telecoms regulator Telcor (Instituto Nicaraguense de Telecomunicaciones y Correos), EFE reports. The satellite would offer mobile telephony, internet and digital TV services for Nicaragua, plus additional countries in Central America and the Caribbean. The satellite is also expected to support monitoring and prevention of natural disasters.

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