Intelsat 29e launch scheduled for January 27, 2016


November 11, 2015 – Satellite services provider, Intelsat, has announced that 29e, the first of the Intelsat EpicNG high-throughput satellites, is scheduled to launch on January 27, 2016, aboard an Arianespace Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.

Manufactured by Boeing, Intelsat’s EpicNG satellites operate in both C-and Ku-band, and are interoperable with the entire Intelsat satellite fleet. The EpicNG satellites are claimed to operate the most advanced digital payload commercially available, providing commercial and government customers access to high-throughput capabilities.

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