Transponder News Satellite TV 27 July 2018
ABS 2A 75 (E)
10985 H DVB-S2 35007 3/4 - Tnomer appeared, Open
Kazsat 3 58.5 (E)
Bazar TV appeared on 10720 (H) 30000 3/4 DVB-S2, Open, userid encodings are present
Yahsat 1 52.5 (E)
Batur TV appeared on 12015 (H) 27500 3/4 DVB-S2/8PSK, MPEG-4, Open, but no announcement
Belintersat 1 51.5 (E)
11010 H DVB-S2 30000 AUTO - Belintersat promo HD appeared in the package. 11096 H DVB-S2 27500 AUTO - appeared package with Asr TV channels, Afghan Business, Faryad TV and Taraqi TV
Express AM-7 40 (E)
11620 The DVB-S2 1652 5/6 - KNN Channel appeared on the satellite
EUTELSAT Hot Bird 13B 13 (E)
11604 (H) 27500 5/6 — Media Broadcast Test 1-30 ushli.Ostalis and openly broadcast TV Rus,Iran E Aryaee TV.
Instead departed at ITN 10775 (H) 27500 5/6 appeared Barter TV music channel, Open
Facebook wants to add Internet
Facebook - it is not only the world's largest social network, but also the company of the same name, which owns the service. It's called Facebook Inc. And the other day it became known, that it has sent a request to the FCC ( Federal Communications Commission) to begin work on the satellite launch (-s), which is designed to "effective access to the Internet" in the remote areas of the globe.
Recall, Information about Facebook plans to establish a satellite internet has been around for many years. The company wanted to lease capacity on the Israeli satellite Amos 6 through the company Eutelsat. But the plan did not materialize because the satellite was lost before, it reached orbit.
Last May, the FCC received a request from PointView Tech, subsidiary Athena project on Facebook, which was to use satellites in low orbits. The first satellite was to be launched in 2019 by using the Vega launcher installation by Arianespace.
Athena system was designed to operate in the range E and provides bandwidth 10 GB/s. Each of Athena satellites should weigh about 150 kg, SpaceX as satellites and OneWeb. The project also includes the use of two earth stations for communication with the satellite range E.
The aim of this project is to provide Facebook broadband Internet access, where access to the global network is not available by other means. Facebook Inc. He confirmed their participation in this project and considers satellite technology is very important for the development of broadband in the world.