Home to one of the fastest growing satellite audiences in Europe, this orbital location of 19.2° East is ideal for direct-to-home TV services in Europe. Our satellites provide capacity mainly for the transmission of broadcast SD, HD and 3D TV channels and broadband multimedia services to consumer audiences to Europe.


  • Ku-band

Key data

Expected orbital location 19.2°E
Coverage Europe
Launch date 06 August 2011
Launch Vehicle Ariane 5 ECA
Design Life 15 years
Satellite Manufacturer EADS Astrium
Polarisation Ku-band: Linear
Total Transponders Ku-band: 52
out of 40 BSS (33 MHz)
64 FSS (26 MHz)


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