Argentina authorized Eutelsat to provide satellite services

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.