ASTRA 5B will extend transponder capacity and geographical reach over Eastern European and neighbouring markets for DTH, direct-to- cable and contribution feeds to digital terrestrial television networks. It will also carry a hosted L-band payload for the European Commissionâ€™s European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) - See more at: http://www.ses.com/4628908/astra-5b#sthash.h0BOdquk.dpuf
Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.
Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.INFO WIKI