Eutelsat 117 West B

Eutelsat 117 West B in commercial service

Eutelsat’s 117 West B satellite has entered into full commercial service, providing coverage over Latin America. The second all-electric satellite in Eutelsat’s fleet is designed to complement the 2013-launched Eutelsat 117 West A, creating a multi-satellite neighbourhood at 117° West, which is already used by Millicom’s Tigo Star, Stargroup and Televisa. The satellite, which is […]

Eutelsat launches Eutelsat 117 West B satellite

Eutelsat has successfully launched its all-electric Eutelsat 117 West B satellite from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The satellite was launched on a Falcon 9 rocket, will begin a seven-month period of ‘orbit-raising’ on June 18 and is due to go into service at 117° West in Q1 2017. The satellite will […]