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Eute 9B

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-005A

Description

EUTELSAT 9B is a high-capacity Ku-band satellite that will take Eutelsat’s 9 degrees East position to increase the companies capability. Capacity will be spread across five footprints, with frequency reuse optimising overall bandwidth.

The satellite will address high-growth digital TV markets through one pan-European footprint delivering wide coverage and four regional footprints.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2016-01-29
    Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
    Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

    Funding Agency

    • European Telecommunications Satellite Consortium International

    Discipline

    • Communications

    Additional Information

    Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

     

    Personnel

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