Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Eutelsat announces plans for new generation satellite

Eutelsat has announced that it plans to deploy a new generation satellite with advanced functions to further enhance performance, flexibility and security.

The Eutelsat 8 West B satellite designed by European industry will be launched in 2015. It will be located at the 7/8° West video neighbourhood with a reach of over 30 million homes.

The enhancements have been added by together by Thales Alenia Space, European Space Agency (ESA) and CNES. The enhancements include the mitigation of the effects of interference, an increase in the number of active channels and expand options for repositioning satellites.

(Source : Media Mughals)

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