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Skytech antenna approved for THOR7

Telenor Satellite has approved the BB75 Ka-band antenna, produced by Skytech, for maritime users of Telenor’s THOR 7 Ka-band payload.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}Skytech is the latest antenna supplier to receive approval for THOR 7 Ka-band services. The antenna – approximately 75cm in diameter and weighing 35kg – is a new product from Skytech, and has been optimised for maritime use with Telenor Satellite’s Ka-band spot beams.

The BB75 Ka-band model can support up to 20Mbps of bandwidth, the company says.

“Skytech is our latest antenna supplier to offer a viable and high-performing antenna system, providing a good-quality service for maritime use,” said Julian Crudge, Telenor Satellite’s datacomms divisional director.

“The BB75 Ka-band antenna is a welcome addition to our ever-increasing list of THOR 7-approved antennas, providing an even wider choice for our customers.”{/mprestriction}

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