Boeing Delivers DirecTV 11
[Satellite Today – 1-29-08] Boeing Co. has delivered DirecTV 11 to Sea Launch to in advance of its upcoming launch, the company announced Jan. 29.
DirecTV 11, the second of three satellites Boeing is building for DirecTV Inc., is a 702-model satellite with technology that will enable DirecTV to continue to expand its high-definition programming lineup. DirecTV 11, combined with the DirecTV 10 satellite launched in July, will provide DirecTV with the capacity to offer 150 national HD channels and 1,500 local HD channels.
DirecTV 11 scheduled to launch on a Sea Launch Zenit-3SL rocket in March from Sea Launch’s equatorial launch site in the Pacific Ocean.