Stratos Adds Satellite
Stratos [TSX:SGB], a Bethesda, Md.-based provider of global remote communications, has begun providing Inmarsat leased services through a fifth satellite located at 143.5 degrees East Longitude. This satellite enables global voice and data communication services to all of the Asia-Pacific, extending as far east as India and as far west as the tip of Alaska.
Stratos is making available at 143.5 degrees East its Inmarsat-B leased services and value-added technologies. The satellite provides approximately 50 dedicated channels that can be used for Inmarsat-B CN-17, 128K, and point-to-multipoint services. The satellite is downlinked to Stratos’ Auckland earth station in New Zealand.