WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), provider of comprehensive space solutions and secure, precise, geospatial intelligence, received an order for a direct broadcast satellite from DISH, designated ES XXV. This geostationary (GEO) communications satellite will be operated by DISH and deliver content across North America.
ES XXV will be built on the proven Maxar 1300TM series platform at the company’s manufacturing facilities in Palo Alto and San Jose, California. ES XXV will be equipped with a high-power, multi-spot beam payload, allowing DISH to provide high-quality content to its customers. A high-resolution render of the spacecraft is available here.
“The GEO market remains important, and Maxar’s experience delivering value for our customers continues to be a key focus,” said Chris Johnson, Maxar’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of Space. “We offer scalable platforms to support a variety of missions, and we’re proud to continue that legacy with this new order.”
ES XXV joins a fleet of Maxar spacecraft in orbit. Since 1999, Maxar has manufactured 11 satellites for DISH TV’s fleet, including several of the largest commercial satellites ever built.
Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR) is a provider of comprehensive space solutions and secure, precise, geospatial intelligence. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet; deliver global broadband communications; and explore and advance the use of space. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness. Maxar’s 4,600 team members in over 20 global locations are inspired to harness the potential of space to help our customers create a better world. Maxar trades on the New York Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information, visit www.maxar.com.
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