India launches GSAT-24 satellite: What is it and how will it impact communication services?

The GSAT, or Geosynchronous Satellite, are India’s indigenously developed communications satellites. These are primarily used for digital audio, data and video broadcasting for both military and civilian users

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June 23, 2022 16:16:12 IST

ISRO’s GSAT-24. Twitter/@Arianespace

India’s latest communication satellite, the GSAT-24, was successfully launched by French company Arianespace from Kourou in French Guiana (South America) on Thursday.

Built by ISRO for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), the GSAT-24 hitched a ride aboard the Ariane-5 spacecraft.

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