Eutelsat To Pay Down Debt of Satmex Subsidiary


Eutelsat will redeem $360 million in bonds from bondholders in Eutelsat Americas.

Commercial EutelsatSatmex
After Delay, Satmex Finalizes Deal to Host Raytheon WAAS Payload
Eutelsat Closes Satmex Purchase
Eutelsat’s Satmex Acquisition Expands Satellite Fleet Operator’s Global Reach
Satmex Acquisition Gives Eutelsat’s Latin America Presence a Jolt of Electricity
Satmex Orders Second All-electric Satellite from Boeing Ahead of Deadline
Satmex 7 Satellite Not Dependent on Ex-Im Loan
Proton Back in the Win Column with Satmex 8 Launch
Satmex Expects To Squeeze Extra 5 Months from Satmex 5

Satmex 8 Delivered to Baikonur for Launch


The Satmex 8 telecommunications satellite arrived at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in preparation for launch aboard a Russian-built Proton Breeze M rocket booked through International Launch Services, the satellite’s builder, Space Systems/Loral of Palo Alto, Calif.

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New Estimate on Satmex 5’s Operating Life Eases Pressure for Replacement
Proton Failure Narrows Launch Window for Satmex 8

Optical Satcom Picks Up Satmex Software Contract


Satellite operator Satmex of Mexico awarded Optimal Satcom of Reston, Va., a multiyear contract for satellite capacity management software and support, Optimal Satcom announced July 11. The value of the contract was not disclosed.

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Satmex Undecided on 2nd Satellite Under Deal with ABS and Boeing


PARIS — Satellite operator Satmex of Mexico says it has not yet committed to buying a second of two planned satellites as part of a broader contract involving Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) and manufacturer Boeing that was announced in March.

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ABS, Satmex Banding Together for Boeing Satellite Buy


WASHINGTON — The decision by regional satellite operators Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) of Bermuda and Hong Kong and Satmex of Mexico to join forces to purchase four Boeing-built telecommunications satellites employing a revolutionary design is one way smaller players can realize the scale economies usually reserved for larger fleet operators, industry officials said.

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Cleansed of Debt, Satmex Beginning To Rebuild Core Business


PARIS — Satellite fleet operator Satmex of Mexico, which exited bankruptcy in May with a $325 million loan, on Nov. 17 reported a slight decline in core satellite-lease revenue for the nine months ending Sept. 30.

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With $1B Satellite Order, Mexican Gov’t Looks To Change Satmex Relationship

ILS To Launch Satmex 8 in 2012


LES MENUIRES, France — Satellite fleet operator Satmex of Mexico will launch its Satmex 8 telecommunications satellite aboard an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton rocket between July and September 2012, Satmex and ILS announced Dec. 29.

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Satmex Orders Satellite From Space Systems/Loral
Debt-ridden Satmex Puts $2M Down for New Satellite

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