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Nimiq 6

Nimiq 6 is a Direct Broadcast Service (DBS) satellite built for Telesat, one of the world’s leading satellite operators.  Nimiq 6 is fully leased to Bell TV and will provide Direct-to-Home television service in Canada, including HDTV channels and other video content for Bell TV’s growing subscriber base. An all Ku-band satellite with 32 high-power transponders, Nimiq 6 utilizes SSL’s flight-proven 1300 spacecraft bus and is located at 91 degrees West longitude. The satellite was launched in 2012.