Bolivia to launch new comms satellite

12 Dec 2016

The Bolivian government is looking to launch a new communications satellite in 2020 or 2021 to complement its existing satellite platform which entered service in 2014 and has been named Tupac Katari. According to a report from local newspaper La Razon, authorities are saying that the current satellite has brought in revenues of around USD50 million since April 2014, including around USD25 million in 2016.