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 location 37.5°W
Coverage North America, Latin America, South Africa, North Africa, Europe, Atlantic Ocean
Launch date 03 February 2005
Launch Vehicle Proton Breeze M
Design Life 15 years
Satellite Manufacturer Alcatel
Polarisation C-band: Dual Linear
Total Transponders C-band: 49
(36 MHz equivalent)


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