Hellas Sat 4 launches from Kourou

Hellas Sat 4, the Cyprus-based satellite operator’s latest craft, has been successfully launched on board an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou in French Guiana. The Ku-band satellite will be placed at the 39° orbital slot providing coverage over Europe, the Middle East and the Southern Africa. The satellite is expected to commence service in the […]

Arabsat and Telesat sign commercial satellite agreement

Middle East satellite operator Arabsat and Canada’s Telesat have signed a commercial agreement that will see Telesat use a lifetime Ku-band payload on a the new satellite Hellas-sat-4.  Arabsat, which agreed to buy Hellas Sat for €208 million last year, is expected to launch Hellas-sat-4 in 2017 at 39 degrees East. Under the terms of the […]