Tag Archives: Ku band

iSat Africa inks deal with Gazprom Space Systems

Wananchi Group subsidiary, iSAT Africa, a satellite solution service provide, has entered a contract with Russian communications satellite operator, Gazprom Space Systems (GSS), for capacity on the Yamal 402 satellite to use the satellites southern beam for services in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other Central African countries. Yamal-402 satellite perfectly meets our requirements [...]

ASBU picks Eutelsat 21B for broadcast exchange gateway

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) has concluded a multi-year contract for Ku-band capacity on the Eutelsat 21B satellite which will be used to broadcast content exchanges between regions extending from Morocco to Bahrain and from the Mediterranean to Yemen, Sudan and Mauritania. Eutelsat 21B with its best coverage both in elevation and performance provides [...]

Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 satellite starts commercial service

French satellite fleet operator, Eutelsat Communications and Qatar based satellite company, Es’hailSat, have announced that their jointly-owned Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 satellite has now gone into commercial service at 25.5° East after being launched on 29 August. Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 operates in both Ku and Ka-bands and has an increased capacity to serve broadcasters, businesses and [...]

Spacecom wins second East African deal on AMOS-5

Israeli communications satellite operator, Spacecom, announced that its AMOS-5 satellite has won a USD 3.6 million broadcast deal in East Africa to provide analogue-to-digital migration broadcast services for an East African DTT and DTH operator. This is Spacecoms second East African deal this month for AMOS-5 after signing a similar USD 5.9 million contract last week. [...]

Spacecom wins USD 5.9 million East African contract

Israel based communications satellite operator, Spacecom, announced its AMOS-5 satellite has won a five-year deal worth USD 5.9 million to provide broadcast services to an East African video service provider which will use Ku band capacity to provide DTT and DTH operations as part of a digital migration project. Our Ku-bands and C-band span the [...]

ASTRA 2E satellite enhances broadcast service in Africa, Middle East

Global satellite operator, SES, has successfully launched its ASTRA 2E satellite on an ILS Proton Breeze M booster in Kazakhstan. With this launch, SES aims to provide broadcast and broadband services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The satellite, designed by Astrium of France, is based on Eurostar E3000 platform. In combination with ASTRA [...]