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Spacecom exits for $285 million

Beijing Xinwei Technology has bought Israel’s Spacecom Satellite Communications for $285 million. Spacecom (previously owned by Bezeq) operates the AMOS series of communications satellites. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-chinese-co-buys-spacecom-for-285m-1001147947

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Reaching remote communities

Israel’s Spacecom (reported here previously) has partnered with Ignite Power, to provide remote telehealth and educational services across Africa, using its Amos-17 satellite. The platform can function as a “school” in the morning, a “clinic” in the afternoon, and as … Continue reading

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Amos-17 reaches operational orbit

The launch of Israeli communications satellite Amos-17 was reported here previously (20th Aug). It has successfully completed systems testing and reached its designated orbit point in space. Its owners Spacecom plan to begin commercial operations to Africa in the coming … Continue reading

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Amos 17 satellite launched

Israel’s Spacecom’s Amos-17 satellite (see here) was successfully launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Great youtube videos. http://nocamels.com/2019/08/israel-amos-17-satellite-launch-africa/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R324Pfc3P58 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stICYuP8j2U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eVYjlWljZc

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Africa’s most advanced satellite

Israel’s SpaceCom is shortly to launch its Amos 17 satellite on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center. Its main aim is to improve TV, cellular and Internet services to Africa. SpaceCom already has $53 million of … Continue reading

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Israel buys services on Israeli satellites

The State of Israel is paying $63 million over five years to Israel’s Spacecom Satellite Communications for communications services on its Amos satellites.  Israel has an option to extend the contract for another eight years at a cost of an … Continue reading

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Israeli satellite to bring Africa online

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced that an Israeli-made AMOS-6 satellite will be launched in 2016 to bring the Internet to the poorest parts of the world. Facebook and Eutelsat will lease the satellite from Israeli global satellite services provider … Continue reading

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Israel fixes its satellite

Israel’s Spacecom has resolved a problem with the power supply running its Amos 4 satellite just in time to finalise a $77 million deal to provide satellite communications services for ten years to an Asian customer. http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000891594&fid=1725

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Israel launches Amos 4

The satellite Amos 4, built by Israel Aerospace Industries and operated by the Israeli company Spacecom, has been launched successfully into space from Kazakhstan. The satellite will provide services such as Direct-to-Home, video distribution, VSAT communications and broadband Internet. http://www.jpost.com/Enviro-Tech/Israeli-company-successfully-launches-Amos-4-satellite-324891

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Israel’s next generation satellite

Israel’s Spacecom is to build the Amos 6 communications satellite for launching in 2015. Israel Aerospace Industries’ CEO said that Amos 6 will incorporate new technologies that represent a significant leap forward in the capabilities of IAI and the State … Continue reading

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