Bermuda– ABS announced it has been granted landing rights from the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) in December 2015 to operate its first satellite in Brazil, the new revolutionary ABS-3A satellite on both C and Ku-bands.

Providing 720 MHz in C-band and 216 MHz in Ku-band over Latin America, ABS-3A is the first commercial all-electrical propulsion satellite in the industry and entered into operation in August 2015.  The satellite is available to serve a wide range of verticals in Brazil, including mobile backhaul, rural broadband, video, oil & gas, and mobility applications.