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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Eutelsat Seeking Bids

PARIS () -- Eutelsat, the European telecomunications satellite organization, said Monday it will ask for bids, including from Russia for the first time, to supply a new series of satellites.

The Paris-based body will send out requests for proposals to international industry for seven telecommunications satellites to be put into orbit by late 1997. It will choose the supplier in the first three months of next year.