GSAT 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 ..

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CMS-01 Satellite

India recently launched the CMS-01 communication satellite into the Geostationary Transfer Orbit. It was earlier called the GSAT-12R. The satellite was launched on a PSLV-C50 launch vehicle. About the CMS-01 Satellite It is the 42nd communication satellite of India It weighs 1,410 kilograms. It is a replacement of GSAT-12. The GSAT-12 was launched in 2011 ..

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5,000 remote villages to receive Internet using ISRO satellites

In order to implement the Bharat net project, the BSNL has provided a contract to a private firm Hughes. The firm is to provide internet services to 5000 remote villages using ISRO satellites. Highlights The remote villages to receive the internet connection are located in Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Ladakh and Manipur. In order ..

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GSAT-30 to be launched on Friday, 17th January 2020

The space agency of the Government of India- Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch a communication satellite GSAT-30 from the overseas department of France on the northeast coast of the South America continent, French Guiana on Friday, 17th January 2020. The GSAT 30 satellite that derives its heritage from the earlier INSAT/GSAT satellite series ..

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ISRO to launch GSAT-30 satellite

On January 17, 2020, the Indian Space Research Organization will launch GSAT-30 satellite on the launch vehicle Ariane-5. It is to be launched in Ariane Launch Complex at Kourou. Kourou is a French territory that if located along the north eastern coast of South America. About the Mission The GSAT-30 is a communication satellite. It ..

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