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Bell Satellite TV - Nimiq 6

At Bell, we're committed to bringing you the best TV service. To stay at the forefront of TV technology, we've launched the state-of-the-art Nimiq 6 satellite, ensuring even more reliable service, starting now.

And of course, because it's Bell, you will continue to enjoy our gorgeous picture quality and sound and enjoy an ever-growing selection of great TV programming.

We're always exploring new ways to make your TV experience the best one possible - even if it means a little space travel.

Interesting facts

  • Launched on May 18, 2012 at 1:12 a.m. from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
  • Located at 91.1 degrees west longitude - that's 35,781 km away from Earth and it takes over 9 hours to get there.
  • Weighs approximately 4,500 kg - about the same as an adult elephant.
  • Nimiq 6 will serve Bell Satellite TV clients exclusively for 15 years.

Watch the launch of Nimiq 6

Credit: International Launch Services