Thaicom 4 (IPSTAR) is the world’s first high-throughput satellite (HTS) and is located at the orbital position of 119.5° East. IPSTAR provides the telecom industry, businesses, and government administrations in Asia-Pacific with cost-effective satellite broadband capacity and services. The satellite’s 2-way multiple Ku-band spot beams deliver cost-effective satellite broadband services to unserved and underserved areas.
|Manufacturer||Space Systems Loral|
|Orbital Slot||119.5° East|
|Design Life||15 Years|
|Attitude Control||3-Axis Stabilized, Momentum-Bias System|
|Launch Mass||6,505 Kg|
|Launch Date||August 2005|