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SSL Wins Contract to Provide Multi-Mission Satellite to Embratel Star One

October 30, 2017 - Maxar Technologies announced that SSL, a business unit of Maxar Technologies, signed a contract to provide a powerful multi-mission communications satellite called Star One D2 to Embratel Star One. The satellite, will improve access to high quality entertainment and information services for consumers and businesses in Latin America, and expands broadband coverage to new regions, helping to provide internet access to underserved populations. It also provides an updated X-band payload for government use. Star One D2 is equipped with C-, Ku-, Ka- and X-band payloads for high-speed telecommunications, television broadcast and fast broadband in South America, Mexico, Central America, and parts of the Atlantic Ocean. It is designed to provide service for 15 years or longer and is based on the highly reliable SSL 1300 platform, which has the capability to support a broad range of applications and technology advances.

 
 
 
 
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