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Intelsat and Orange collaborate to cover French Guiana

09 August 2021 | Melanie Mingas Intelsat is providing cellular backhaul services in French Guiana for Orange, via the Intelsat 10-02 satellite. Known as IS-10-02 for short, Orange will use the satellite to upgrade and expand its existing 2G network and provide reliable 3G/4G services in French Guiana, including to some of the most remote and rural areas of the territory. Mobile broadband coverage will be provided in Kaw, Camopi,…
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World’s first reprogrammable satellite launched into space from French Guiana

Issued on: 31/07/2021 – 16:58 The world’s first commercial fully re-programmable satellite lifted off from the Kourou space centre in French Guiana on Friday on board an Ariane 5 rocket, ushering in a new era of more flexible communications.  Advertising Read more According to the Eutelsat company, the separation between the satellite and the rocket occurred after a 37-minute flight and the spacecraft systems checkout was then successfully completed over…
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Intelsat, Orange to serve French Guiana

By Chris Forrester August 9, 2021 Intelsat has beaten off competition from rival satellite operators and has agreed to partner with telco Orange to deliver a “reliable” 4G/5G service to French Guiana, best known for its rocket launch facility at Kourou. Intelsat will provide cellular backhaul services in French Guiana that will provide universal services and increase access to both telecommunications and advanced connectivity solutions for Orange customers. “Through our…
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Dufry wins five-year concession in French Guiana

Dufry has won a new, five-year concession contract to operate a duty-free shop at Cayenne – Felix Eboué International Airport in French Guiana. The 120sqm store will open on 1 August and sees Dufry increase its footprint in Central and South America, which the company says is ” considered as one of the most important tourist destinations worldwide”. The new shop at Cayenne international airport will offer core duty-free categories…
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Cuba vs French Guiana, Betting Tips & Odds│4 JULY, 2021

Football. CONCACAF Gold Cup. 1/2 finals.PNK Stadium, Miami. No team has shown a good level of football in the semifinals of qualification for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. The Cuban team is considered the undisputed favorite against French Guiana – should we expect any surprises during this match? Cuba current form The Cuban team did not make it past the group stage at the last CONCACAF Gold Cup, although it finished…
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Coronavirus pandemic: French Guiana reinforces measures over variant fears – France 24

Issued on: 16/04/2021 – 16:25 New coronavirus restrictions are being implemented in the French overseas territory of Guiana. Nearly 84% of coronavirus infections detected there are linked to the Brazilian variant of the virus.…
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