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 Asia-Pacific region, including rapidly growing markets such as India and Indonesia. The satellite will replace NSS-6 positioned at 95 degrees East, and will be co-located with SES-8.

Launch date:

H2 - 2017

Launch vehicle:

Ariane 5 ECA

Satellite manufacturer:

Airbus Defense and Space

Designed lifetime:

15 years





Ku-band HTS outer contours

Ku-band coverage

West Central Asia Ku-band beam

South Asia Ku-band beam

North East Asia Ku-band beam

Indo China Ku-band beam

South East Asia Ku-band beam

Australia Ku-band beam

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