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Telesat fires up Nimiq-6 for business

June 18, 2012

By Chris Forrester

Canada’s Telesat has started commercial DTH services from its latest satellite, the powerful Nimiq-6.  Telesat’s client is DTH pay-TV broadcaster Bell TV which will use all its available capacity.

The satellite was built by Space Systems/Loral, and launched a month ago on May 18th. It is operating from 91 deg West.

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