Eutelsat has selected Astrium to build a tri-band satellite, which will increase and diversify its resources for markets in Africa, the he Middle East, Central Asia and South America. Called EUTELSAT 3B, and with up to 51 transponders, the satellite will operate in C, Ku an and Ka bands. It will be launched in early 2014.
Little over an year we will see this 🙂
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