AMC-21

The all Ku-band satellite provides coverage to all 50 states, Gulf of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. In addition to enabling broadcasting services, it also supports maritime communications.

Footprints

  • Ku-band

Key data

Orbital location 125°W
Coverage North America, Latin America
Launch date 14 August 2008
Launch Vehicle Ariane 5E
Design Life 15 years
Satellite Manufacturer Thales Alenia Space
Polarisation Ku-band: Linear
Total Transponders Ku-band: 24
(36 MHz equivalent)

Channels

    Fleet and coverage

    Coverage