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AfricaSat-2 Enters Service
Date:2010-01-18 17:54       Hits:
   Measat Satellite Systems’ AfricaSat-2 entered service Jan. 13, the operator announced. 
   The satellite provides both C and Ku-Band capacity for telecommunications and broadcasting services across Africa, Southern Europe and the Middle East from an inclined orbital slot at 5.7 degrees East.        “The African market is emerging as a key market for satellite communications. The commissioning of AfricaSat-2 strengthens our network coverage in this key region,” Measat Senior Vice President Ali Ebadi said in a statement.