31 Aug '13, 10pm

Russian Launcher Inserts Israel's Amos-4 Communications Satellite into Orbit

Russian Launcher Inserts Israel's Amos-4 Communications Satellite into Orbit

“For our customers, this means extensive broadcast and broadband reach into the vast urban and rural areas of these regions.”Spacecom executives commented, explaining that such services could include Direct-To-Home (DTH), video distribution, VSAT communications and broadband Internet. With AMOS-4 the Israeli company strengthen its position as an international satellite communications provider, covering major growth markets including Russia and the Southern Russian Republics, the Indian subcontinent, SouthEast Asia, South Africa and the Middle east. “The new satellite will contribute to our rapid growth to new continents and growth markets, transforming our company from an international service provider into an international SATCOM supplier”. The new orbital slot enables Spacecom to expand its service with additional capacity, expanded coverage areas and cross-region connec...

Full article: http://defense-update.com/20130831_amos-4-launched.html

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