Bermuda and Hong Kong – ABS, a global satellite operator, has signed a capacity contract for occasional use (OU) on the ABS-3A European beam for the recent G7 summit in Sicily for the host broadcaster.Italy hosted the annual meeting of seven of the world’s biggest industrialized economies (G7) in Sicily held in late May of this year.  The summit brought together leaders from United States, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and other EU countries.  It focused on topics such as the global economy, foreign policy, security of citizens and environmental sustainability.

 

The capacity used was on an ad-hoc basis. The ABS operations team enabled short notice service activations throughout the coverage of the event.