AsiaSat 8 to replace Spacecom’s Amos 6 Satellite

SMS Teleport is looking into allocating resources for the replacement satellite for Amos 6 which was lost last September in the Space-X Falcoln 9 explosion.

It was announced this week in a joint statement that an agreement has been made by Spacecom to utilize capacity on part of AsiaSat’s newest satellite. The agreement that will last four years will serve as a interim replacement for the lost Amos 6 which was unrecoverable due to an explosion in pre-launch testing in September 2016. In the $88 Million deal Spacecom have leased the