NSS-6 brings high-powered Ku-band capacity that enables DTH services to Asia and is home to India's first and largest DTH platform. Reaching markets from the Mediterranean Sea to Australia from a single orbital location, it also supports key telecom infrastructure and broadband networks across the Middle East and Asia.


  • Ku-band

Key data

Orbital location 95°E
Coverage North Africa, Europe, Russia, South Asia, Asia Pacific, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Middle East
Launch date 17 December 2002
Launch Vehicle Ariane 44L
Design Life 15 years
Satellite Manufacturer Lockheed Martin
Polarisation Ku-band: Linear
Total Transponders Ku-band: 60
(36 MHz equivalent)


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