The Ministry of Communications of Argentina authorized Satélites Mexicanos (Satmex), owned by Eutelsat Group, to provide services in the country through the geostationary satellite Eutelsat 113 West A (Satmex-6).
Through resolution 320-E / 2016, the Ministry decided to authorize the company’s branch office in the country to “provide satellite facilities via the geostationary satellite Satmex-6 with operations in C and Ku bands from orbital position 113 ° West”.
Currently, the satellite distributes over 90 channels, received by 1,300 antennas in the region, according to Eutelsat website. It fully covers cable head-ends in Mexico as well as ethnic cable head-ends in the United States, with over 7,000 DTH antennas receiving channels in Ku-band. Moreover, it offers a powerful spot beam over the main cities in South America.