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2008-09-30 12:00:38

EchoStar, a provider of equipment sales, digital broadcast operations, and fixed satellite services, and its EchoStar Satellite Services have entered into an agreement with SkyWay USA to provide transponder service to support SkyWay USA's satellite broadband internet service. Through the agreement, EchoStar will provide SkyWay USA with domestic Ku-band satellite bandwidth. EchoStar's capacity will be used by SkyWay USA to provide high speed satellite internet services to rural America....

2008-09-29 14:41:00

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) and its EchoStar Satellite Services announced today that it has entered into an agreement with SkyWay USA LLC to provide transponder service to support SkyWay USA's satellite broadband Internet service. Through the agreement, EchoStar will provide SkyWay USA with domestic Ku-band satellite bandwidth. "We are pleased to enter into this agreement with SkyWay USA to provide them with critical bandwidth to support their rural satellite internet solution,"...

2008-09-08 21:00:21

MOSCOW. Sept 8 (Interfax-AVN) - The U.S. telecom satellite Galaxy- 19 will be put into orbit on September 23 under the Sea Launch program. "The high-power satellite will service clients in North America, Central America and the Caribbean," the Sea Launch Company website said. The satellite will join the Intelsat cluster. The previous Intelsat satellite was also delivered to orbit by a Zenit-3SL rocket from the Odyssey launch platform. The Galaxy-19 will be the fifth satellite...

2008-07-16 21:00:09

KOROLYOV, Moscow region. July 16 (Interfax-AVN) - A Russian- Ukrainian Zenit-3SL rocket and its upper stage DM have successfully put the U.S. satellite EchoStar XI into orbit with an altitude of 36,000 kilometers. "After the satellite was put into orbit, its control was handed over to its owner," the Russian space mission control told Interfax. The Zenit-3SL rocket was launched from the Ocean Odyssey floating launch platform in the equatorial part of the Pacific Ocean as part of the Sea...

2008-07-02 21:00:17

MOSCOW. July 2 (Interfax-AVN) - The Sea Launch consortium has slated the takeoff of the Zenit-3SL launch vehicle with the U.S. EchoStar XI satellite from a floating platform in the Pacific for the morning of July 16. "The takeoff is planned for 9:21 a.m. Moscow time," Interfax was told at flight control. The five-tonne EchoStar XI is designed to replenish the satellite fleet of DISH Network Corporation. It will become the third satellite to be launched under the Space Launch program for a...

2008-07-01 21:00:15

MOSCOW. July 1 (Interfax-AVN) - A Russian-Ukrainian Zenit-3SL rocket with the U.S. satellite EchoStar XI will be launched in two weeks, a source with the Russian Mission Control Center told Interfax-AVN on Tuesday. "Another launch under the Sea Launch program is slated for July 17," the source said. The five-tonne satellite will replenish the orbital group of the DISH Network Corporation. This will be the third satellite launched under the Sea Launch program for the corporation, which...


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