SSL to build Hispasat satellite for Europe and Americas

Wednesday 2 July 2014 | 09:43 CET | News
US-based satellite manufacturer Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has announced that it has been contracted by Spanish satellite operator Hispasat to build a multi-mission communications satellite. The companies said that the satellite, Hispasat 1F, will replace Hispasat 1D at 30 degrees West longitude and will provide service for television, broadband, corporate networks and other telecommunications applications. It will carry 40 Ku-band transponders for European, northwest African and North and South American coverage, not including Brazil. The satellite is scheduled for launch in 2016 and has a

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Hispasat / Space Systems/Loral
Countries: Spain / World
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