ASTRA 4A

ASTRA 4A is a multi-mission Ku / Ka-band satellite that supports services for DTH broadcasting, cable TV feeds, occasional transmissions and broadband solutions to Europe and Africa.

Footprints

  • Ka-band
  • Ku-band

Key data

Orbital location 5°E
Coverage Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, Russia and the CIS
Launch date 18 November 2007
Launch Vehicle Proton Breeze M
Design Life 15 years
Satellite Manufacturer Lockheed Martin
Polarisation Ka-band: Linear
Ku-band: Linear
Total Transponders Ka-band: (Interconnect):1
(250 MHz) (Interactive):2 (125 MHz)
Ku-band: Europe:52
Africa: 6

Channels

    Fleet and coverage

    Coverage