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Program: Nahuel

Argentine first telecommunication program operated by Nahuelsat. The broadcasting license will be for 24 years, with an extension option for an additional 6 years.

The Nahuelsat control center will be collocated with the Ground Station in the Buenos Aires area. After an agreement with the operator of Brasilsat the system will be operated by the Brazilian company.

In Nov 2006, it is announced that Arsat, the state-controlled satellite operator of Argentina, will take over assets ( Nahuel 1A, the 72°W slot, and an earth station) of Nahuelsat. They also plan to fill the 81°W slot. The plan is to lease GE 6 and move the Nahuel 1A to 81°W.

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