on January 5, 2017, China’s Xichang Satellite Launch Center Successfully Launched the Communications Technology Experiment Satellite II by using Long March 3B. This is first launch globally in 2017..
The satellite is a new-generation high-capacity communication and broadcasting experimental satellite in China. It is mainly used for satellite communication and data transmission. It also carries out multi-band and broadband high-speed data transmission test.
The launch was the 245th flight of the Long March carrier rockets.