On June 11, Space Systems/Loral, LLC announced that it had been selected by SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation to manufacture the JCSAT-14 satellite based on the SS/L 1300 platform. Scheduled for launch in 2015, JCSAT- 14 will carry 26 C-band transponders, to be used for both broadcast and data networks, and 18 Ku-band transponders, which will provide highspeed connectivity for maritime, aviation and resource exploration applications. JCSAT-14 will replace the JCSAT-2A satellite at the 154°E orbital position, from which it will provide coverage of Asia, Russia, Oceania and the Pacific Islands.