Infostellar signs agreement with Azercosmos to use Azerbaijani ground station

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Azerbaijani satellite operator Azercosmos and Japanese Newspace company Infostellar, which offers Ground-Segment-as-a-Service, have signed an agreement that will enable Infostellar customers access to their satellite constellations from the Azercosmos Ground Station (AGS), located in the Absheron peninsula, Azerbaijan.

The station consists of a 5.5m S/X-Band antenna system and a network infrastructure, as well as IP connection to two backbone optical lines.

Azercosmos CEO and Chairman Rashad Nabiyev said, “We feel very happy about having a Japanese space communications infrastructure company Infostellar among our partners. It is of great importance for us to provide high, secure, and reliable services to our customers together with such a young, energized and, most importantly, a professional team.”

Infostellar’s CEO, Naomi Kurahara, said, “It is important to have a ground station in the right location for delivering satellite remote sensing images at the right time. Azercosmos’ ground station is located in a unique position, which with our platform, will allow satellite operators to design and deploy a strategic ground station network for their satellite data intelligence service. We are very happy to improve the coverage of our platform together with Azercosmos’ professional, reliable ground station team.”

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