TS News - JC-Sat 4 Launched

TELE-satellit News, 17 February 1997

JC-Sat 4 Launched
  TOKYO, Japan, 97/02/17 (TS) -- The newest satellite of Japan Satellite
Systems (J-Sat) was put into orbit on Sunday evening. A rocket carried the
satellite into space from Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida at 8pm EST
Sunday night (0100 UTC Monday, 1000 JST).

  The new satellite will be used to carry digital television to viewers in
Japan. It's first customer is expected to be Rupert Murdoch's Japan Sky
Broadcasting (JSkyB).
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