16 February 2020
The 41st, 49th, 50th, and 51st satellites of the BDS family have completed in-orbit testing and started operation in the network. Beidou 41 works in GEO, Beidou 49 in inclined geosynchronous Earth and Beidou 50 and 51 are positioned in in medium Earth orbit.
Link to the presentation of the Chinese delegation during the 14th Meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) of the United Nations, held in December 2019 in Bangalore, India.