Türksat has signed a five-year agreement with Avanti Communications, a leading Ka-band high-throughput satellite capacity operator for the satellite communications industry.
Türksat has signed a multi-million dollar contract ST Engineering iDirect for the ground systems required to run a variety of services over the Türksat 5B satellite.
Türksat is planning to launch its Türksat 6A satellite in the second quarter of 2023.
Türksat has commissioned its latest satellite 5B in a ceremony attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Türksat ended last year 1,331,000 subscribers to its cable TV services.
Türksat 6A will be launched in 2022, according to Adil Karaismailoglu, Turkey’s minister of transport and infrastructure.
Turksat saw its revenues rise by 40.7% to TL2.5 billion (€245.3 million) in 2020.
Hasan Hüseyin Ertok has been appointed as the new general manager of the company by its board of directors.
The full HD version of the lifestyle channel MyZen TV has secured carriage on Turksat.
Turkey’s minister of transport and infrastructure Adil Karaismailoglu has announced the successful launch of the Turksat 5A satellite.