• Welcome to DreamDTH Forums
    An online community for the television enthusiasts!
    Log in or Register

Arianespace to launch ABS-2 in 2013

anilsk01

Contributor
Joined
25 Mar 2011
Messages
2,332
Reaction score
1,089
Arianespace confirmed today the launch date for the ABS-2 satellite for Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS), one of the leading satellite operators in the Asia Pacific. ABS-2 will be launched by an Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, in 2013.

The ABS-2 satellite, manufactured by Space Systems/Loral using an LS-1300 platform, will weigh more than 6,000 kg. at launch. It will be positioned in geostationary orbit at 75 degrees East where ABS-1, ABS-1A and ABS-1B are currently located. Fitted with C, Ku, and Ka-band transponders, it will provide optimized direct TV broadcast, multimedia applications, telecommunications and data transmission services for Asia, Russia/CIS, Africa and the Middle East.

Arianespace continues to confirm its leadership in the Asian market, as the benchmark supplier of launch Services & Solutions. With this latest announcement and 58 satellites launched to date for Asian operators, Arianespace also confirms its excellent long-standing relations in this key market.

Jean-Yves Le Gall, Chairman & CEO of Arianespace said, “ABS is a dynamic operator with a lot of professional expertise so we are particularly proud to have won their confidence to launch the ABS 2 satellite that will be critical for their company’s future. This latest contract is further recognition of the quality and competitiveness of our launch Service & Solutions.”
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
Thakur Arianespace to launch Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 telecom satellites in 2017 Satellite News & Updates 1
Sekar Arianespace to launch GSAT-17 and GSAT-18 satellites for India Satellite News & Updates 3
Dileep Kumar SES entrusts Arianespace with SES-12 launch Satellite News & Updates 4
Thakur Arianespace Locks in Five New Launch Contracts Satellite News & Updates 0
anilsk01 Arianespace Flight VA216: Launch postponed Evry, November 13, 2013 Hispasat has info Satellite News & Updates 0
anilsk01 Arianespace to launch GSAT 15 and GSAT 16 satellites for India Satellite News & Updates 4
anilsk01 Arianespace To Launch GSAT 7 And INSAT 3D Satellites For India Satellite News & Updates 1
anilsk01 Arianespace Launch VA207 Satellite News & Updates 0
anilsk01 Arianespace to launch the ASTRA 2E satellite Satellite News & Updates 0
Thakur Airbus Defence and Space, Arianespace + MEASAT—Anticipating The MEASAT-3b Event Satellite News & Updates 0
anilsk01 Arianespace launches VA216 and VS06 scheduled respectively for December 6 and 20,2013 Satellite News & Updates 0
anilsk01 ARIANESPACE FLIGHT VA212 Satellite News & Updates 1
anilsk01 Arianespace makes history by orbiting Intelsat 20 and HYLAS 2 on Ariane 5’s 50th cons Satellite News & Updates 2
Napster Arianespace 203 is go! General DTH News & Discussions 0
A Discussion Do you think Prasar Bharati will launch Movies & Kids channel in 2021? TV Channels News 4
A Discussion What are some channels you want to launch by broadcasters in Indian Languages. TV Channels News 27
A DDF Exclusive "Ishan News" launch soon TV Channels News 5
R Breaking TV9 TAMIL set to launch in 2021 TV Channels News 32
smtkumar120 HBO & WB shut Down they are ready to launch HBO MAX in India TV Channels News 4
Vadirocks DDF Exclusive TravelXP to launch TravelXP 4K HDR TV Channels News 21
DreamDTH.com Article Zee Vajwa innovative launch campaign reaches over 10.5 million Marathi audience online DreamDTH Articles Discussions 0
amty Programming changes on Colors with the launch of Namak Ishq Ka TV Shows & Programs 0
DreamDTH.com Article Viacom18 and MTV Staying Alive Foundation launch MTV Nishedh Alone Together DreamDTH Articles Discussions 0
DreamDTH.com Article Sony SAB’s HERO – Gayab Mode On to launch on 7th December DreamDTH Articles Discussions 0
DreamDTH.com Article CTVN AKD Rastrio and Sanskriti 24X7 get MIB nod to launch a satellite TV channel TV Channels News 0

Similar threads

Top Bottom
AdBlock Detected

We get it, advertisements are annoying!

Sure, ad-blocking software does a great job at blocking ads, but it also blocks useful features of our website. For the best site experience please disable your AdBlocker.

I've Disabled AdBlock