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Telesat successfully launches Telstar 12 Vantage

Wednesday 25 November 2015 | 09:43 CET | News
Telesat said it has successfully launched its new Telstar 12 Vantage satellite on board a rocket provided by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). The Telstar 12 Vantage was built by Airbus Defence and Space and is the first of a new generation of Telesat satellites with capacity optimized to serve the types of bandwidth intensive applications increasingly in demand by users. The satellite will use Ku-band for all customer services assuring backward compatibility with existing Ku-band terminal equipment. The new satellite replaces and expands on Telesat's Telstar 12 satellite, which connected

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