THAICOM 6 / AFRICOM 1

 
 

THAICOM 6 / AFRICOM 1

THAICOM 6 expands Thaicom’s broadcast carrying capacity in Southeast Asia and in Africa under the name AFRICOM 1. THAICOM 6 is part of Thaicom’s broadcast platform at 78.5° East and is collocated with THAICOM 5.

For more information on AFRICOM 1, visit www.africomsat.com.

Specifications
Manufacturer Orbital ATK Inc., USA
Orbital Slot 78.5° East
Design Life 15 years
Attitude Control 3-Axis Stabilized
Launch Mass < 3,325 Kg
Launch Date 6 January 2014
Transponder Capacity
THAICOM 6
C-Band 12x36 MHz
Ku-Band 2x54 MHz, 6x36 MHz
AFRICOM 1
C-Band 6x72 MHz
Technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice.