Spacecom plans to launch its next satellite in a window between May 20 and June 19, the company has confirmed.
Israel Aerospace Industries has been instructed to pay Spacecom US$10 million for the late delivery of a satellite that was ultimately destroyed.
Spacecom will go-ahead with the build of the new Amos-8 satellite, backed by funds from the Israeli government.
UkrKosmos plans to launch up to two new DTH platforms.
Spacecom is to launch one, possibly two, new satellites from the Space X facility.
Spacecom is unlikely to repeat the arrangement it recently entered into in Ukraine in any other CEE market, according to Jacob Keret, the company’s SVP sales Europe, NA& ME.
Spacecom and UkrKosmos are now offering satellite transponder services for content sharing to regional broadcasters in Ukraine.
The Amos 2 satellite has been retired.
Spacecom has announced that Amos-7 is now providing a wide range of TV and data communication services from its 4 degrees West hot spot orbital position.
A special committee of telecommunications company Bezeq has backed the continued use of satellite – and with it the Amos system – rather than alternative distribution methods.