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Telenor’s Thor 7 satellite set for mid-April launch

Telenor's Fornebu HQ

Telenor’s Fornebu HQ

Telenor Satellite Broadcasting is due to start final preparations for the mid-April launch of its Thor 7 satellite.

Thor 7 has now arrived at the Guiana Spaceport in Kourou and will be launched by Arianespace.

“With the launch of THOR 7, TSBc looks forward to further extending our position in the market and expanding our regional coverage,” said Morten Tengs, CEO, Telenor Satellite Broadcasting.

Thor 7 has both Ku-band and a high throughput satellite Ka-band payload. The Ku-band payload will be used for TV services in central and eastern Europe and the Ka-band payload has been designed for the mobility VSAT market.