135˚ W

AMC-4's mission

AMC-4 is a Ku-band satellite which provides expansion capacity to address Latin America’s growth in DTH and broadband services, as well as to support ambitious government digital inclusion programmes. The satellite is well-suited to serve a range of applications such as rural telecoms, VSAT networks, e-learning, GSM backhaul and maritime, pay-TV and mobile broadband.

Launch date:

13 November 1999

Launch vehicle:

Ariane 44P

Satellite manufacturer:

Lockheed Martin

Designed lifetime:

15 years





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