Optus 10 satellite officially starts commercial services

Friday 12 December 2014 | 09:36 CET | News
Australian operator Optus has announced that its newest satellite, the Optus 10, has officially started commercial services. Three months after its launch, and following the completion of in-orbit testing, Optus 10 is now providing backhaul and connection services for regional and remote sites across the Optus mobile network. The Optus 10 satellite has a lifespan of up to 15 years. The satellite is controlled from Optus' Sydney earth station in Belrose with back-up by Optus' Perth earth station. Optus 10 is able to operate in either the Ku Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) or Broadcast Satellite

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Optus
Countries: Australia
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