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Algeria Telecom Satellite Hosts Arabsat for SATCOM Workshop

An artist’s conception of ARABSAT-6A. Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin.

The Arab Satellite Communications Organization, Arabsat, in cooperation with Algeria Telecom Satellite (ATS), are holding a workshop in Algiers  May 15-16, 2017. Arabsat will showcase its satellites and latest capabilities that demonstrate how Arabsat can provide up-to-date technical solutions for satellite telecommunications and Internet services covering the entire Algerian territory.

The workshop will be attended by several figures and entities working in the satellite telecommunications sector in Algeria from both the public and the private sector.

Arabsat will showcase, in addition to its new satellite Badr–7, the capabilities of its new 6th generation satellite that so far includes up to four satellites, three of which are under manufacture and the last that is still in the process of the research and design phase. The first satellite is scheduled to be launched by the end of 2017, while the other two satellites will be launched in 2018 in to Arabsat’s various orbital positions.

The Arabsat workshop in Algeria includes various forums and seminars in the presence of international experts from the field of satellite telecommunications and the Internet. The latest technologies in the field of mobile telecommunications will also be discussed in addition to large Ka-band capacity coverage that meets the future demand of the market.

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