SES SA (SESG), the world’s largest publicly-traded satellite operator, said its SES-3 satellite took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to help serve U.S. television networks and broadband services.
SES-3, which has a 15-year design life, will replace another SES satellite above North America in providing coverage for the region and the Caribbean, Luxembourg-based SES said today in an e-mailed statement.
SES’s next launch is scheduled for the end of this month from the European Space Port in French Guiana.
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