Astra 1N operational

SES’s new satellite Astra 1N has entered commercial service at the orbital position of 28.2° East.

Astra 1N, equipped with 52 Ku-band transponders, was launched on August 6. The satellite is notably being used by UK broadcasters Channel 4 and ITV and will also allow SES to offer its satellite-based broadband service Astra2Connect from 28.2° East to complement its service from the 23.5° East position.

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