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 Middle East and North Africa, Europe, Russia and the CIS, South Asia, Asia-Pacific, Indian Ocean Region, Pacific Ocean Region, 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


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