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ICT Spring - 2022

From Middle East to LatAm: ABS granted landing rights in Brazil

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ABS has been granted landing rights from the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) to operate its first satellite in Brazil. Operating on both C and Ku bands, the ABS-3A satellite will serve a range of verticals including mobile backhaul, rural broadband, video, oil and gas, and mobility applications.

ABS-3A, an all-electrical propulsion satellite, provides 720 MHz in C band and 216 MHz in Ku band over Latin America.  Located at 3 degrees West, it also provides coverage across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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In this Space Café Radio -  SpaceWatch.Global publisher Torsten Kriening spoke with Prof. Dr. Frank Schaefer, Deputy director, head of business unit Space and head of system solutions department at Fraunhofer Ernst-Mach-Institute Freiburg/Germany, at the LEO Kinetic Space Safety Workshop in Lausanne about threats and risks in Low Earth Orbit and how to move forward to a sustainable future in space.