GSAT-15 Current Affairs, GK & News

100% FDI in DTH

The Union Cabinet recently approved revised guidelines for Direct to Home (DTH) broadcasting services. The guidelines allow 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in DTH. Also, it has increased the license period to twenty years. Earlier, it was ten years. What are the new Guidelines? The license fee has been revised to 8% from 10% of ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Communication satellite GSAT-15 successfully launched from French Guiana

Indigenously developed Communication satellite GSAT-15 of Indian Space Research Organisation was successfully launched from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana. It was launched by Ariane-5 VA-227 rocket (launch vehicle) of Arianespace into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) along with Arabsat-6B (BADR-7) satellite of Airbus Defence and Space. About GSAT-15 GSAT-15 is a high power ..

Month: 

Topics: 

GAGAN to start serving air navigation by mid-2013

Country’s space based GPS augmentation system GAGAN will start serving air navigation by mid 2013. What is GAGAN? It is GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) meant for the advancement of air navigation. The system was launched as a payload with GSAT-8 in 2011. It was also launched with recently launched GSAT-10. Advantages of GAGAN: ..

Topics: