AMC-21: launch success
August 18, 2008
Rob Bednarek, President and CEO of the recently announced division – SES Americom -New Skies – said that bringing the satellite into service was establishing a new Ku-band enterprise and broadcast neighbourhood in the North American arc at 125 degrees West. Anchoring the new satellite will be the Public Broadcasting Service and several of their local broadcast affiliates. The satellite will also be used for new applications such as maritime mobile broadband," he said.