· It will be launched at the beginning of next year from the Kourou launch base (French Guiana).
· The Amazonas 3 will be the first satellite to operate Ka band for Latin America.
· Among other services, it will contribute to the universalization of Internet access and reduce the digital gap in the region.
Brazilian magazine Tele.Síntese, specialized in the field of telecommunication and information technology, has awarded the Saturno project with the Innovation in Communications 2012 prize.
The project researches and develops equipment and optimised solutions for the distribution of high quality audiovisual content to the home.