Nimiq 4 Launch Postponed

By | September 17, 2008 | ST Briefs, Telecom

[Satellite Today 09-17-08] The launch of  the Nimiq 4 satellite was postponed 24 hours until Sept. 20, International Launch Services (ILS) announced.
    An avionics unit on the first stage of the Proton M rocket showed an anomalous signature during routine testing, and will be replaced, ILS said.
    The capacity on the Nimiq 4 satellite, operated by Telesat, is sold out to Bell TV (formerly Bell Expressvu), a DTH provider in Canada.

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