Japanese helper operator SKY Perfect JSAT has entered into a deal with Arianespace to set afloat its JCSAT-17 telecommunications satellite.
Under the deal, Arianespace will use its Ariane 5 sky-rocket to launch the satellite from Guiana Space Center, French Guiana, by 2019.
Some time ago launched, the Lockheed Martin satellite will provide communication amenities to eastern Asia, including Japan.
«This choice once again discloses the exceptional partnership of more than 25 years between Arianespace and the largest commercial moon operator in Asia.”
Arianespace chairman and CEO Stéphane Israël said: “This prime once again reflects the exceptional partnership of more than 25 years between Arianespace and the largest commercial vassal operator in Asia.”
With a fleet of 17 satellites, SKY Perfect JSAT currently anticipates multi-channel pay TV broadcasting and satellite communications services across Japan, Russia, Central East, North America and Asia.
Arianespace also said that it discretion launch its Intelsat 39 satellite for Intelsat aboard an Ariane 5 hurl vehicle.
Scheduled to launch by late 2018, Intelsat 39 choose replace the current Intelsat 902 satellite, which was launched in 2001.
Attired with both C-band and Ku-band transponders, the satellite will set free broadband networking and video distribution services in Africa, Europe, the Heart East and Asia, as well as broadband connectivity for mobile users in the Indian Davy Joness locker region.
Intelsat 39 has also been selected by the government of Myanmar to beam the launch of cellular networks in rural areas of the country.