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India Launches Heaviest Satellite For Internet Access

India's heaviest satellite has gone into orbit on a French rocket to help boost broadband internet services.

Weighing about 5,854kg (12,906lb), the GSAT-11 is India’s “most-advanced” multi-band communication satellite.

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) launched the satellite from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana early on Wednesday morning.

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