Israel's Spacecom to Expand Satellite Contract With Nepal

Spacecom, operator of Amos satellites providing services to South Asia and East Africa, will grant Nepal an additional $16 million in satellite capacity

Model of Israeli Amos-5 satellite launched in 2011.
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Israels Space Communication Ltd, operator of the Amos satellites, said on Tuesday Nepals Dish Media Network has contracted for more capacity on the Amos-4 satellite starting in the fourth quarter.

The additional capacity will increase Spacecoms revenue from Dish Media Network by $16.7 million, bringing total future revenue expected from the customer to $76.9 million.

Amos-4 provides services to customers from South Asia to East Africa.

Dish Media Network owns fast growing operator, Dishhome, whose network covers all of Nepal. With substantial satellite capacity on Amos-4, Dishhome will expand service offerings.

Dishhomes capacity on Amos-4 is contracted for the satellites lifetime.