THAICOM 6 (AFRICOM 1)

THAICOM 6 expands Thaicom’s broadcast carrying capacity in Southeast Asia and in Africa by the name AFRICOM 1. THAICOM 6 is part of Thaicom’s broadcast platform at 78.5 degrees 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.

Service Footprint

1.09Mb

763Kb

AFRICOM 1 THAICOM 6