“Boeing continues to be in the forefront of providing operational hosted payloads to our many customers,” said Craig Cooning, CEO of Boeing Satellite Systems International. “Like all 702 satellites, the 702SP capitalizes on extra satellite capacity to provide vital services to both government and commercial operators.”
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Satélites Mexicanos (Satmex), owned by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) is a significant provider of fixed satellite services (FSS) in the Americas, with coverage of more than 90% of the population of the region. Satmex has designed, procured, launched and operated three generations of satellites over a 25 year period. Its current fleet is comprised of three satellites in highly attractive, contiguous orbital slots that enable its customers to effectively serve their entire coverage footprint utilizing a single satellite connection. Two further satellites are scheduled to be launched in 2015.
Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at
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