Andesat orders small GEO sat from Astranis for Peru

by | Dec 9, 2021 | Satellites, Seradata News

Astranis has won another contract for its upcoming MicroGEO small geostationary satellite platform. The order from Peruvian company Andesat – part of Grupo Andesat based in Chile – is its first for a GEO sat. Announced on 7 December, the order is reportedly worth US$90 million and includes the construction of a teleport in the country.

The new satellite, due to be called Andesat-1, will be the first owned by the company which, according to its website, currently provides capacity from satellites owned by Telesat, Intelsat, Eutelsat and SES.

 

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