Intelsat 34

Announcement ImageAnnouncement Date : Aug 20 , 2015

Intelsat 34

Intelsat 34 (IS-34) was successfully launched on 20 August 2015 via and the Ariane 5 rocket. Built for Intelsat by Space Systems/Loral (SSL), Intelsat 34 is a Ku-and C-band satellite. It will replace Intelsat 805 and Galaxy 11 as the third in Intelsat’s leading Latin America, pan-regional video distribution neighborhood (which includes Intelsat 11 and Intelsat 21). Intelsat 34 includes a C-band payload which will deliver media distribution services for blue chip media powerhouses including Fox Sports and HBOLA. The satellite also hosts a leading Direct-to-Home (“DTH”) platform in Ku-band as well as a specialized Ku-band payload serving the North Atlantic that will support broadband services for the fast growing aeronautical and maritime mobility sector.
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