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Information about the new satellite is very limited with some rumors pointing to an S-band mobile communication satellite developed by the Chinese Academy of Space Technology and operated by China SatCom, being a descendant of the CMMB project.

In geosynchronous orbit, the satellite will provide mobile communications services around to China and to the Middle East, Africa, the Pacific and the Indian Ocean.

The satellite mobile communication system application subsystem was developed by Henan Communication Technology Co., Ltd., Xinxiang.

Alternate Names

  • 41725
  • Tiantong11

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-08-05
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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