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Satellite Update – Jan. 6, 2011

From FCC Report SAT-00746:

  • •The FCC granted an application from Hispamar Satelites SA to modify the conditions placed on the inclusion of Amazonas-2 located at 61 degrees west longitude (WL) on the FCC's Permitted Space Station List. The Brazilian licensed Amazonas-2 satellite is now authorized to provide Direct-to-Home (DTH) service to, from, or within the United States.
  • •Hughes Network Systems LLC met the first milestone – Contract Execution – associated with authorization S2753 for Ka-band Spaceway 4 at 107.1 degrees WL.
  • •Information on transfer of control actions for a number of satellites was also provided in this document.