The PAS-6 satellite extends SS/L's role as a premier supplier of advanced high-powered
direct broadcast satellites optimized for digital video traffic.
FOS-II satellites will allow INTELSAT to provide the Indian Ocean region with advanced communications and digital services to customers equipped with small earth stations.
The CHINASAT 8 satellite is based on the high-powered
version of Space Systems/Loral's FS-1300 standard three-axis spacecraft and will have a mission life of 15 years.
The Multi-Media Asia satellite is based on the high-powered
version of Space Systems/Loral's standard three-axis spacecraft and will have a mission life in excess of 12 years.
Andreas Georghiou, President and CEO of WORLDSAT, concurred: "With high-powered
C-band capacity alongside the Ku bandwidth of ASTRA 2B, ASTRA is very well positioned to bring competitive services to the African region that is using wireless infrastructure to leapfrog into the 21st century of telecommunications.
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