AnikA series of Canadian (domestic) geostationary communications satellites. The Anik satellites were launched by Telesat Canada for Canadian television and transmits the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's (CSC) network feeds, in addition to telephone services. The first satellite in the series, ANIK 1, was launched in 1972, followed by Anik A2 in April 1973 and Anik A3 in 1976. The most recent of the Anik fleet, Anik F3, was launched on April 9, 2007, and provides a wide range of broadcasting, business communications, and Internet services to users across North America. Anik is the Inuit word for "brother".
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