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SES-12's mission

The SES-12 satellite will expand SES’s capabilities to provide direct-to-home (DTH) broadcasting, VSAT, Mobility and High Throughput Satellite (HTS) data connectivity services in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region, including rapidly growing markets such as India and Indonesia. The satellite will replace NSS-6 at this location and will be co-located with SES-8. SES-12 is capable of supporting requirements in multiple verticals from Cyprus in the West to Japan in the East, and from Russia in the North to Australia in the South.

Launch date:

04 June 2018

Launch vehicle:

Falcon 9

Satellite manufacturer:

Airbus Defense and Space

Designed lifetime:

15 years





Ku-band HTS outer contours

Ku-band coverage

West Central Asia Ku-band beam

North East Asia Ku-band beam

South Asia Ku-band beam

Indo China Ku-band beam

South East Asia Ku-band beam

Australia Ku-band beam

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