AMC-18

105˚W

AMC-18's mission

The satellite is optimised for digital television distribution from the centre of the U.S. orbital arc and covers all 50 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico.

Launch date:

08 December 2006

Launch vehicle:

Ariane 5 ECA

Satellite manufacturer:

Lockheed Martin

Designed lifetime:

15 years


Footprints:
Transponders:

24

C-band

North America C-band beam

North America C-band beam