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NSS-6's mission

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.

Launch date:

17 December 2002

Launch vehicle:

Ariane 44L

Satellite manufacturer:

Lockheed Martin

Designed lifetime:

15 years





Ku-band coverage

Middle East Ku-band beam

Indian Sub Continent Ku-band beam

China Ku-band beam

South East Asia Ku-band beam

North East Asia Ku-band beam

Australia Ku-band beam

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