With wide coverage over the Pacific Ocean Region, the beams of the all C-band satellite can be interconnected on a transponder-by-transponder basis. It is ideal for inter-continental video, voice and internet services and also provides vital communication services to a number of Pacific Island communities.


  • C-band

Key data

Orbital location 177°W
Coverage Russia and the CIS, Asia-Pacific, Pacific Ocean Region
Launch date 12 February 2009
Launch Vehicle Ariane 5 ECA
Design Life 15 years
Satellite Manufacturer Orbital Sciences Corporation
Polarisation C-band: Circular
Total Transponders C-band: 44


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