SES-8 is co-located with NSS-6 to provide growth capacity over Asia-Pacific. The high performance beams support rapidly growing markets in South Asia and Indo-China, as well as provide expansion capacity for DTH, VSAT and government applications.


  • Ku-band

Key data

Orbital location 95°E
Coverage South Asia, Asia-Pacific
Launch date 03 December 2013
Launch Vehicle Falcon 9
Design Life 15 years
Satellite Manufacturer Orbital Sciences Corporation
Polarisation Ku-band: Linear
Total Transponders Ku-band: up
to 33


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