PARIS — Eutelsat has signed up Multichoice Africa, a leading multichannel pay TV operator serving sub-Saharan Africa, to use 20 Ku-band transponders on its W7 satellite. The lease agreement — one of Eutelsat’s largest ever — will last for the life of the spacecraft, which was launched to 36 deg. E. Long in November alongside W4. Multichoice already serves more than 800,000 homes via 14 transponders on W4 and an older satellite, Sesat 1. The deal follows a 14-transponder lease on W7 ...
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