Doug Lung /
05.25.2012 10:04 AM
Satellite Update – May 25, 2012

 

From FCCReport SAT-00869, Actions Taken:

  • The Satellite Division granted Intelsat License LLC special temporary authority for 30 days to operate telemetry, tracking and telecommand operations necessary to drift Intelsat 709 from 72.1 degrees east longitude to 47.5degrees EL using specified C-band frequencies.
  •  
  • In other satellite news, Space Systems/Loral delivered SES-5 to the Baikonur SpaceCenter in Kazakhstan, where it will be launched aboard a Proton Breeze M vehicle provided by International Launch Services.
  •  
  • SES-5 is a multi-mission satellite that includes an L-band payload for the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service, as well as 36 active Ku-band transponders and two Ku-band beams--one for customers in the Nordic and Baltic countries, and the other serving Sub-Saharan Africa. It has two C-band beams, one with global coverage and another with hemispheric coverage. For increases flexibility, the satellite has Ka-band uplink capability. It will be positioned at 5 degrees East Longitude.
  •  
  • Eutelsat is now offering its IPEasy service across sub-Saharan Africa.The service uses the recently launched Eutelsat 16A at 16 degrees east longitude and Newtec's Sat3Play technology. The coverage area extends from the Gulf of Guinea to Madagascar and is served from a hub at Eutelsat's teleport in Sardinia, Italy. IP Easy provides high-speed Internet access to residential and home office users, as well as to small and medium-sized enterprises.

 



Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Wednesday 11:59 PM
Peer Profile: Tomaž Lovsin, STN, Slovenia
“Will there be a shift from coax to fibre? Or a mixture between the two which will require hybrid solutions to be implemented?”


 
Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology