features 12 130 W Ku-band channels, eight
operating simultaneously, and is based on
the A2100A platform manufactured by Lockheed
Martin Commercial Space Systems (LMCSS),
satellite broadcasts high-definition television
to homes and businesses throughout Japan
and links ground stations with 90 million
HDTV terminals across the country.
president and CEO Kazuo Takenaka said, I
am very pleased that LMCSS has delivered
the perfect satellite to B-Sat again. B-Sat
expects high reliability from BSat-3b, which
will support digital broadcasting service
in Japan in conjunction with BSat-3a.