Tag Archives: Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS)

MIB requests DoS to stop signals from ABS

The Ministry of Broadcasting and Information (MIB) has requested the Department of Space to stop Asia broadcast Satellite (ABS)s signals, in an attempt to deter illegal TV channel distribution in the country. The communication satellites operator is actually transmitting signals in India with the absence of a licence from the ministry. It is operating a [...]

Arabsat inks multi-transponder deal with ABS

Middle East satellite communications operator, Arab Satellite Communication Organisation (Arabsat) has signed a strategic commercial agreement with Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) for a multi-transponder lifetime Ku-band payload on its new ABS-3A satellite planned for launch in late 2014 or early 2015. ABS-3A is one of the worlds first all-electric propulsion satellites with nearly 8 kilowatts [...]