PARIS, September 12, 2022 (Thales Alenia House PR) – KT SAT Company Ltd. (KT SAT), the main satellite tv for pc service supplier in South Korea, and Thales Alenia House, the joint firm between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), have signed the contract for the KOREASAT 6A communications satellite tv for pc.
KOREASAT 6A will exchange the present KORESAT 6 satellite tv for pc and can ship each fastened satellite tv for pc service (FSS) and broadcasting satellite tv for pc service (BSS) to South Korea. Will probably be positioned in geostationary orbit at 116° East.
As program prime contractor, Thales Alenia House is chargeable for the design, development, testing and floor supply of the satellite tv for pc, adopted by orbital positioning and in-orbit testing providers. As well as, Thales Alenia House will practice and assist the client’s on-site engineering staff and can present operational help all through the satellite tv for pc’s lifetime.
Constructed on Thales Alenia House’s confirmed Spacebus 4000B2 platform, KOREASAT 6A will likely be fitted with six BSS transponders and 20 FSS transponders to cowl all of South Korea. Slated for supply within the fourth quarter of 2024, KOREASAT 6A will weigh about 3.5 metric tons at launch and affords a design lifetime of 15 years.
“I want to thank KT SAT for his or her ongoing belief in Thales Alenia House,” mentioned Hervé Derrey, President and CEO of Thales Alenia House. “This contract opens a brand new chapter within the long-standing and profitable collaboration between our corporations: KOREASAT 6A is the fifth satellite tv for pc to be constructed by Thales Alenia House for KT SAT”.
David Kyunmin Music, CEO of KT SAT mentioned “After working a aggressive course of with a number of bidders, we’re more than happy to announce the choice of Thales Alenia House for the development of our new satellite tv for pc. KOREASAT 6A will guarantee KT SAT’s means to offer the best high quality satellite tv for pc providers to its loyal prospects over the long-term. We’re trying ahead to reaching a sustainable development in KT SAT’s satellite tv for pc enterprise in cooperation with Thales Alenia House. “
ABOUT KT SAT
For the reason that institution of Kumsan Satellite tv for pc Service Middle in 1970, KT SAT (wholly owned by KT) has been main Korea’s broadcasting and telecommunication trade for over 50 years in Asia. KT SAT deploys a complete of 5 satellites to offer user-customized providers and world satellite tv for pc protection over Asia, the Center East and Africa. KOREASAT reaches majority of areas the place prospects want satellite tv for pc service, protecting from Asia to Africa with C-band Hemi Beam and offering very excessive powered Ku-Band Regional Beam in South East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Leveraging the ample expertise and experience of a worldwide operator, KT SAT supplies excessive efficiency connectivity for broadcasting, knowledge, and authorities providers. www.ktsat.com