August 10, 2017 - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates
Ltd. (MDA), a global communications and information company, announced
that its subsidiary, Space Systems Loral (SSL) has signed a contract to provide
JUPITER 3 a transformational Ultra High Density Satellite (UHDS) to Hughes
Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) to be designated EchoStar XXIV. The technologies
included in this satellite will provide more concentrated capacity over
high-use areas than any other satellite and will power future generations of
Hughes consumer, enterprise and aeronautical services across the Americas.