SES’ premier video neighborhood in Latin America and the Caribbean. SES-6 replaced the NSS-806 satellite to provide significant capacity expansion. The satellite's expanded Ku-band payload supports DTH platforms. The C-band payload offers incremental capacity to support channel growth at this key cable neighborhood.


  • C-band
  • Ku-band

Key data

Orbital location 40.5°W
Coverage North America, Latin America, Europe, Atlantic Ocean
Launch date 03 June 2013
Launch Vehicle Proton Breeze M
Design Life 15 years
Satellite Manufacturer EADS Astrium
Polarisation C-band: Circular
Ku-band: Linear
Total Transponders C-band: 43
(36 MHz equivalent)
Ku-band: 48
(36 MHz equivalent)


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