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Thaicom 8 satellite set for 2016 launch

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NONTHABURI, April 30 -Thaicom Public Company Limited, Thailand’s satellite operator, announced on Tuesday that its planned Thaicom 8 satellite will be launched in the first half of 2016.

Suphajee Suthumpun, Executive Committee chairman and CEO, said in a corporate website statement that Thaicom has been preparing groundwork for Thaicom 8, including the satellite’s investment plan, technical design, project feasibility, pre-marketing, as well as the ITU process to secure additional frequency rights for Thailand at the 78.5 degrees East orbital slot.

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