Wed Jun 08, 2022 21:04 UTC
Egyptian satellite operator Nilesat has partnered with SpaceX for the launch of Nilesat-301 geostationary communications satellite. The satellite is based on the Spacebus 4000-B2 platform and will weigh about four metric tons at launch. It offers a design life exceeding 15 years.
Nilesat-301 will help extend the company’s provision of Ku-band communications and direct digital broadcasting services in two new large regions of Africa, while also providing broadband Ka-band connectivity over all of Egypt.