The high performance C-band coverage over the Americas, Europe and Africa is ideal for telecom and VSAT operators. The satellite’s individual transponder switching capability and unique simultaneous downlink functionality connects hub services based in the different continents.


  • C-band

Key data

Orbital position 37.5°W
Coverage North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and North Africa, Europe, Atlantic Ocean Region
Launch date 03 February 2005
Launch Vehicle Proton Breeze M
Design Life 15 years
Satellite Manufacturer Alcatel
Polarisation C-band: Linear
Total Transponders C-band: 49


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