Türksat 5B Communication Satellite Taken into Service

Turksat B Satellite Taken into Service
Türksat 5B Satellite Taken into Service

Türksat 5B satellite, which strengthens Turkey's power in space, was put into service with the presence of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu said, "The capacity of Türksat 5B, which is the strongest of our satellite fleet, will be 20 times more than fixed satellites."

Türksat 5B satellite was put into service with a ceremony attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Speaking at the ceremony, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu said, “We all experience the justified pride of putting Türksat 5B, the newest and most powerful of our country's 'high efficiency satellite' class, into service. We successfully launched our Türksat 5B communication satellite on 19 December 2021. Our satellite reached its orbit at 5 degrees on May 17, after its 42-month journey. We have completed the performance and trajectory tests,” he said.

Karaismailoğlu, who stated that the satellite that started service has a wide coverage area that will cover more than one third of the world, said that the 5D satellite will enable Turkey to be active in much wider geographies in satellite internet service with its high data transmission capacity, and will serve effectively in commercial sectors such as maritime and aviation. told.

Karaismailoğlu said, “The capacity of Türksat 5B, which is the strongest of our satellite fleet, will be 20 times more than fixed satellites.” On the centennial anniversary of our Republic, we will take our place among the top 6 countries with our domestic and national communication satellite Türksat 10A.”


Underlining that over 20 billion dollars have been invested in Turkey's transportation and communication in the last 172 years during the AK Party governments, Karaismailoğlu continued his speech as follows;

“Whatever we promised to our nation, we have implemented it all under your leadership. We are not satisfied with today. We have determined the 2035 and 2053 targets of our country's transportation and communication. Our aim is to make transportation and communication investments of 2053 billion dollars until 198. We act with the awareness of how important domestic and national infrastructure is in communication. In this direction, in the communication sector; We continue our work by targeting the development and dissemination of information and communication infrastructure, the expansion of fiber and broadband infrastructure and its use, the development of effective competition in the sector and consumer welfare, the support of domestic and national production, the completion of domestic and national 5G infrastructure, and the development of cyber security.”


Noting that Turkey is one of the few countries that successfully launched two important satellites, Türksat 5A and Türksat 5B, in a year, Karaismailoğlu stated that Turkey will continue to make the necessary infrastructure investments in a planned manner for its investment, employment, production, export and growth efforts. it did. Minister of Transport Karaismailoğlu said, “With the understanding that those who do not have a trace in space, have no power in the world; We will continue to work with all our strength,” he concluded.

Günceleme: 14/06/2022 16:06

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