With KazSat-3 launch Kazakhstan received full fledged communication system- Musabayev

Date: 11:27, 05-05-2014.

Astana. May 5. KazTAG - With KazSat-3 launch Kazakhstan received full fledged communication system, said Talgat Musabayev, chair of the national space agency (Kazcosmos).

"With KazSat-3 launch our country received full fledged closed communication system. It is a group of two satellites: KazSat-2 and KazSat-3 on the orbit and two complexes of space shuttles control on the land “Akkol" and "Kokterek"," he said.

"The launch of KazSat-3 will establish an orbital position 58.5 degrees of east longitude behind our country in the international union of telecommunication and it is very important. KazSat-3 will  reduce import of services by more than 4 bln tenge a year and increase tax payments into the state budget. Now this money flow abroad," he said.

KazSat-2 satellite provides services to 11 communication operators to more than 2 bln tenge, the satellite load makes 64%.

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