AMC-8

139˚W

AMC-8's mission

The all C-band satellite covers all 50 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico, to provide high quality service for radio programmers and networks. It is also well-suited to support telecommunication services across the continent.

Launch date:

19 December 2000

Launch vehicle:

Ariane 5G

Satellite manufacturer:

Lockheed Martin

Designed lifetime:

15 years


Footprints:
Transponders:

7

C-band

North America C-band beam

North America C-band beam